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Posted on 06 July 2012 by

Love Apples? They’re not just Red Anymore

By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

I will have to say I am a tomato lover.

I just love those little globes of red delight that sometimes springs love.

But when I think about tomatoes, I always think of the color red and romance.

For me, there is no other color for tomatoes then red but guess what; tomatoes come in a rainbow of colors.

Tomatoes can come in a range of colors that includes creamy white to lime green and pink, yellow, golden orange, and the favorite red. As a matter of fact, the red tomato is so popular that there are 434 different red varieties. The next most popular is orange to yellow colored tomatoes, which include 82 varieties along with Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 17 May 2009 by

Plant a Rainbow Tomato Garden

Heirloom Tomatos in 2 Minutes - TomatoCasual.comBy Vanessa Richins

When many people think of tomatoes, they think red, or perhaps green.

However, there’s a whole rainbow of colors available to the tomato lover.

If you have room for 9 tomato plants, you can have your own rainbow tomato garden. I’ve tried to include a selection of different sizes and seasons.

For red, I’ve chosen an intriguing mid-season cherry/paste tomato. Named ‘Britain’s Breakfast’, you’ll be sure to have lots of little red tomatoes for snacking, salads and more.

Being dark pink isn’t distinctive enough for the mid-season ‘Pink Accordion’. It also lives up to its name by having Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on 01 April 2009 by

Learning Tomato Terminology

white-tomatoBy Vanessa Richins

When you see tomatoes in the store, they are usually red and round.

When you really start to explore the world of all things tomato, however, you will come to realize it’s a complex subject.

For example, did you know that tomatoes can be:

-Red Read the rest of this entry »


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