Thu, Apr 14|
Foster Hill Farm
Heirloom and Specialty Tomatoes Talk
Practical information on variety selection and growing tomatoes. Kim Milikowski, curator of tomato program at Foster Hill Farm is speaker. Tour greenhouses and see tomato seedlings. Free event. Space is limited. Please register.
Time & Location
Apr 14, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Foster Hill Farm, 21 Stafford St, Stafford Springs, CT 06076, USA
About the event
The evening starts with 1 hour presentation. What exactly is an heirloom tomato? Demystify terms like: open pollinated, hybrid, dwarf, potato leaf, determinate and indeterminate. Tips will be given on variety selection for various growing conditions and best practices for plant care to set plants up for success. Foster Hill Farm grows over 125 varieties of tomato starter plants. All have been grown in their trial gardens. Learn about some favorite varieties. After the program participants will have the opportunity to tour the greenhouses and see the seedlings. Please register as space is limited.