Month: August 2020

Common Problems in the Garden

We here at Halton Food hope you are having a successful growing season. We are all too aware though, that sometimes things don’t go as planned. We have listed eight common problems our readers have encountered in the vegetable garden. Tomatoes are cracked or split around the top or sides Tomatoes can split in concentric circles or in radial lines starting at the stem. To prevent the fruit …

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Seed Saving: Tomatoes

     There are many reasons to save the seeds from your vegetable and herb plants. Saving seeds preserves biodiversity, allows you to retain control of our food supply, allows you to keep varieties that have adapted to your growing conditions and saves you money. Another reason: 2020 was a banner year for vegetable seeds sales, meaning seed stocks may be down in 2021.     …

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