Daisy Bateman

Fruits of My Garden

That’s right, plural! (Peppers are fruit, right?) Just back from Florida, where everything grows, to find my tomatoes as close to thriving as they have ever come. I counted nineteen total– counting these– including two on Confused Tomato (they are, predictably, confused) and I am starting to feel dangerously optimistic about my chances of success … Read more

The Great Tomato Move

I seemed like things were finally looking up, here on San Mateo’s smallest and least successful tomato farm. The herbs are coming up like crazy,* new little tomatoes were appearing on the plants on a semi-regular basis** and there is one tomato that is actually, genuinely turning red: It’s hard as a little rock, but … Read more