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Old January 31, 2018   #46
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Hi Steve,

Great list. Do you have a tall greenhouse and a short greenhouse? Can I ask the height of them? Thanks!
This should expain it.

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Old January 31, 2018   #47
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That is a great tip, thank you. Stay in the family line!

The most resilient of all Dwarves has been Uluru Ochre, which lived for two seasons in an EarthBox, overwintered in a pop up greenhouse. Despite the mite attacks and being woody and ugly, two full seasons of great fruit. I will take your tip and research the parent lines.

The only reason I am not growing it again this year is space... I want to try new to me yellow varieties this year. I haven't had space for any of the yellows on my list this year previously.

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I notice Dwarf Arctic Rose was resilient for you in this circumstance ...

It is for me as well .....another member of the Dwarf project Grumpy line that also does well for me is Yukon Quest .....

I also tried growing a Parent of the above 2 ..Budai Torpe and was extremely pleased .
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That is a great tip, thank you. Stay in the family line!

The most resilient of all Dwarves has been Uluru Ochre, which lived for two seasons in an EarthBox, overwintered in a pop up greenhouse. Despite the mite attacks and being woody and ugly, two full seasons of great fruit. I will take your tip and research the parent lines.

The only reason I am not growing it again this year is space... I want to try new to me yellow varieties this year. I haven't had space for any of the yellows on my list this year previously.
All these anecdotal outcomes are taken with a bit of weighting and caution ...as results may vary with the environment/culture etc.

But a rating of "most resilient " in your situation ....is something... I will have to add yet another Dwarf Project Tomato to try .....Cue up 2019 for Uluru Ochre !
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The grow list has been amended to include:
Buzau 22 (Romanian)
Buzau 47 (Romanian)
Pomodoro di Sorrento

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Old February 12, 2018   #50
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I think I have my list finished. Now I just have to wait a couple more weeks to start them. Last year, I started some a little early. It worked out, because the weather cooperated and I was able to plant them in April, but they were getting rather big for the house.

Some are seeds saved from last year's tomatoes, some are from Marsha (thanks!), and some from Baker Creek

Cherokee Purple
Cherokee Green
Girl Girl's Weird Thing
Pineapple
Indigo Cherry Drops
Blush
Berkeley Tie Dye Green
Lucky Tiger
Barry's Crazy Cherry
Martino's Roma
Candy Sweet Icicle
Rebel Alliance
Captain Lucky
McKinley
Not Chocolate Stripes
Bear Creek
KBX

Edited to add:
Delicious
Rutgers

(25 cents each at the dollar tree)

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Old February 12, 2018   #51
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OK, I just planted in my Jiffy pods the following varieties:

Terhune (RL, 5.42' AKMark)
GGWT
Post Office Spoonful (S. Pimpinellifolium)
Not Purple Strawberry
Bear Creek
Daniel Burson
Lucky Cross
Rebel Yell
Akers WV
DLH

Thanks to AKMark, Marsha, DDSack, and others for the seeds!!!
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I'll bet there's not a bad one in the bunch, Darin!

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Old February 12, 2018   #53
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I'll bet there's not a bad one in the bunch, Darin!

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I don't think there is either, Nan!
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Old February 13, 2018   #54
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Nice greenhouse (and water butt) Steve!

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Nice greenhouse (and water butt) Steve!

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Thanks, Linda. The greenhouse was free. It's actually the best half and parts from a nearby farmer's greenhouse, that had blown over in the wind. He'd used mostly glass, which was of course smashed, and didn't want it any more. My biggest expense was twinwall polycarbonate sheets and lots of silicone.

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Old February 13, 2018   #56
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Started on 1/10 and shown in photo:

Pinocchio Orange
Vilma
Jochalos

Later will be sowing the following; a few indeterminates for us* as well as a row of cherry tomatoes to be picked and taken to a local food pantry, some others for neighbors to plant, and a few new determinates for family to try in their mini-garden:

Blackberry*
Black Star* - maybe
Blue Tears
Candyland Red F1
Cherokee Purple* - back after 10 years or so
Daniel Burson
Daniels
Elfin
Esterina F1
Heidi*
Indian Stripe
Indian Zebra* - maybe
Indigo Cherry Drops
Maw Maw's Treat
Not Purple Strawberry* - maybe
Plum Crimson
Rutgers 250
Sprite
Sungold F1

Have managed to keep the numbers down but got carried away with seed catalog temptations for sure this winter...not just tomatoes, either!

Wishing everyone lots of fun in planning, sowing, planting, tending, harvesting, tasting, etc. this season!

kath
Well, my list is growing...many thanks to my friends here at T'ville for their inspiration and enabling (you know who you are ), and now I am wondering what else in the garden will need to go to make room for the additions to my expanding tomato and pepper lists this season.

Tomato additions:

Karma Pink
Mat-Su Express
McKinley
McMurray #10
Morado de Fitero
Polish
Rosella
Sweetie (the cherry)
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Here is my tentative grow list, which would have been shorter had I not gone to visit Marsha and sampled so many of the delicious varieties that she grew!

Cherries:

Blush
Cherry Roma
Karma Pink
Rosella
Sunsugar

Bulgarian Triumph
Green Gables
Little Lucky
Lithium Sunset
Margaret Curtain
Marzano Fire
McMurray #10
Nerfertiti
Orange Caprese
Rose
Spike
Whiskey Jack

+ a row of Not Early Annie F3's

Containers:

Early Annie x 2
Maglia Rosa
Red Robin x2

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Ok OK .......I Post My List :

Limit to 60 Varieties for 2018 ....(Next year could be less....LOL)



1)Red Rock
2)Budai Torpe
3)Black Bear
4)Danko
5)Tareseko 6
6)Chernamor
7)Matina
8)Fargo

(Ornamental)
9)Sivery Fir
10)Maglia Rosa
11)Fuzzy Wuzzy
12)Stick
.................................
(2 Gallon)

13)Chibbiko
14)Rejina red
15)Rejina Yellow
16)Hahms Gelbe
17)Venus
...............................
(3 Gallon)

18)Cyril's Choice
19)Sophie's choice
20)Ola Polka
21)Mano
22)Yellow Pygmy
23) Ditmarsher
24)Yaponskiy Karlik
25) Fireworks
...............................................
Dwarf Project Container Medium :

26)Adelaide Festival (striped)
27)Dwarf Velvet Night (Cherry purple)
28)Dwarf Golden Gypsy (Potato leaf yellow)
29)Dwarf Lemon Ice (Heart yellow )
30)Dwarf Franklin County (Potato leaf) Cherry minibeefsteak
31)Dwarf Arctic Rose (Classic Best for BlackBear )
32)Dwarf Blazing Beauty (Orange and PL and Indeterminate )
33)Boronia (Classic Best for Blackbear)
34)Sarandipity (Striped)
35)Yukon Quest (Classic Best for Blackbear)
36)Bundaberg Rumball
37)Brandyfred (Potato Leaf)
38)Dwarf Egypt Yellow (New)
39)Dwarf Scarlet Heart (Red)
40)Loxton Lass (Orange)
.....................................
LongKeeper Class Explorations:
41)Polish Egg (extended Keeper)
42)Zhiraf
43)Selma
.........................................
The Rest in no particular order :

44)Kavalero Chinese
45)Puck
46)BuckBee
47)Zlotoe Sertdse
48)Zluta Kytice
49)Rose quartz (multiflora)
50)EM Champion
51)Velmozha
52)Gregori 's Altai
53)Cosmaunaut Volkov
54)Alesha Popovich (compact indeterminate)
55)unikalnyi !!!! (Very productive potato leaf and container)
56)Sandpoint
57)Hungarian Giant
58) Schelecauski
59) Azoychka
60)Kimberly
I guess I succumbed to the lastminuteitis additions

so add to the list :
Latah
Hardin's Miniature
Yablonka Rossii
( I want to see if this one is absolutely the same as "Matina/Tamina" )


I will probably buy some singletons @ 0.97 /plant at Canadian Tire of hybrids
Big Beef , Juliet, Sungold etc.
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I guess I succumbed to the lastminuteitis additions

lastminuteitis- I like that! I have that!

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lastminuteitis- I like that! I have that!

Nan
Ok i'll try and do better to control the number of varieties...."Next year" ..LOL


I think it will be hard to manage down to 40 of the "Favorites" and 10 for exploration/trial of new varieties. That would be a commendable goal for next year.....


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