How Tomato Ailsa Craig Was Named
September 26, 2017
Waiting my turn at the dentist recently I was surprised when they called the name of the next patient. “Ailsa Craig” was not however my expected shiny red tomato but a very smartly dressed woman. I wonder how many other waiting patients thought the same as me? Or were they perhaps thinking Scottish islands and onions?
In Praise of Cherry Tomatoes
February 15, 2017
Blight Resistant Tomatoes – Crimson Crush
January 25, 2017
Back in 2015 we launched a revolution in blight resistant tomatoes – Crimson Crush. Many allotment holders and gardeners had long since stopped growing outdoor tomatoes due to the disappointment of seeing their crop devastated by blight. Crimson Crush is a proven answer and for 2017 we are extending this blight resistant tomato family.
August 19, 2015
There are more than 400 varieties of tomato with the flavour differing by variety, by the growing method, the weather conditions and also by the way they are handled and stored. Continue Reading
Blight Free Tomatoes
March 4, 2015
Many gardeners have at some point suffered the disappointment of their entire season’s tomato crop being devastated by blight. With spores being carried on the wind tomato blight can spread for many miles and although some blight resistant tomatoes are already available none have been able to fight off all strains of the disease. Until now. Continue Reading