Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

August, 2007
Regional Report

Web Finds

Tomato Bob's Heirloom Tomatoes
Tomato Bob's Heirloom Tomatoes is a must-visit Web site if you have any interest in heirloom tomatoes. This site shows just how many varieties there are, with luscious pictures of these juicy wonders. If you want to grow your own from seed, this site will set you in motion for next year's gardening season. The site also has other heirloom vegetable seeds, so enjoy wandering through it.

Books

Cooking, Preserving, and Growing Tomatoes
The Heirloom Tomato Cookbook, by Mimi Luebbermann (Chronicle Books, 2006; $16.95) is a must-have on your cookbook shelf, especially if you love tomatoes. The author provides a wonderful array of recipes from her own treasure trove as well as famous chefs' favorites. Each recipe is paired with a wine suggestion from Kendall-Jackson, who hosts the Heirloom Tomato Festival in Sonoma every year. The book also provides beautiful photographs of heirloom varieties, cultural information, and sources for seeds.

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