Helping to Protect Your Tomatoes from the Birds

bird netting

Method 1 The first method involves the use of netting. In the past I used bird netting, but stopped using it when I found small lizards and birds could become entangled in it. Now I use a small hole netting called tulle from material stores. It is very economical and comes in a variety of […]

The First Tomatoes and Peppers

first tomatoes

The first tomatoes and peppers of the season have ripened today. Tomato varieties include: Big Cherry, Sweet 100 Cherry, Pear and Grape Tomatoes, Porters and Sun Gold. I prefer to plant smaller tomato varieties that mature quickly to beat the Texas heat. I have continued to have the most success with these varieties in North […]