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‘Takara’ Peppers

‘Red Robin’ Tomatoes

Think about what you want your garden to look like this year. Are you planting raised beds or in rows? Will you be mixing edibles and ornamentals? Also, you’ll want to make a list of things you like to eat and come up with a plan for growing those fruits and vegetables. Over the next couple of months, you can start growing seeds indoors, so you’ll want to make sure you’re prepared. Have a list of the seeds you’ll need to order and figure out when you need to start them, based on days to maturation and the last frost date in your area. This year, I’m making sure to plant plenty of tomatoes and peppers to get me through the summer and into fall. I get excited just thinking about eating a juicy tomato in the heat of summer. But, I can’t let that get the best of me. Tomatoes need to be transplanted in warm soil, so it’s best not to start the seeds too soon. For now, I need to make sure that I order enough. I’m going to be placing an order for ‘Red Robin’ and ‘Sweet Treats’ tomatoes. ‘Sweet Treats’ Tomatoes 29

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