[Market-farming] heirloom tomatoes

Lucy Goodman goodows at infinet.com
Fri Feb 11 17:53:51 EST 2005

To prevent cracking pick the tomatoes before 
any rain if the fruit has shown any color. 
Picking early has little to no impact on taste.

lucy Goodman
Boulder belt organics
new paris, OH

Vivian Kooken wrote:

> I had problems with my heirlooms cracking from excessive rain last season.
> I did not use plastic mulch around them, though, and wonder if that might
> have helped to keep moisture more consistent.
> Vivian
> (growing in southeastern NH)

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