Roger’s Gardens invites you to Tomatomania! – an event dedicated to the beautiful red fruit, showcasing over 250 varieties.
“The world’s largest (and most fun) tomato seedling sale” comes to Roger’s Gardens for the 5th year. Scott Daige and his staff of Tomatomaniacs offer an astonishing selection of over 250 varieties of heirloom and hybrid tomatoes, including new varieties for 2017. Experts will answer any questions you have to ensure a successful tomato season.
This is your one hour “tomato insurance” class! Owner and producer of Tomatomania!, Scott Daigre, offers this special seminar to highlight the basic steps from watering and fertilizing strategies to the various types of tomatoes you can choose to plant in your garden. He will also explain how to grow tomatoes in containers. You will discover that growing America’s favorite garden fruit is not only fun and easy, but also the best way to acquire healthy food for you and your family.
March 4 9 – 10 AM: Tomato 101 with Steve Goto
West Coast renowned “Tomato Guru” and recent addition to Roger’s Gardens Horticulture team will again present his famous Tomato Talk “How to Grow Tomatoes Organically and Introduction to Heirloom Tomatoes”. This detailed event will cover many of the hard to answer questions and unlock many mysteries of growing tomatoes. Steve will cover such subjects as, Tomato varieties, soils, watering, fertilizers, insect and diseases. He will cover planting techniques in the ground and also cover container growing tips. Please bring your hardest questions to this extremely informative event.
March 5 9 – 10 AM: My Edible Garden Series with David Rizzo
Well-known horticulturist, David Rizzo, will discuss everything edible, including vegetables, herbs, fruits, berries and more. Emphasis this month will cover, but will not be limited to, topics such as appropriate warm season vegetables and herbs to plant now, growing in containers and small spaces, and care of fruit trees. David will lead a lively and interactive discussion about what, where and when to plant, prunes, feed and harvest. Bring your questions as well as your own tips and tricks, as audience participation is encouraged.
For more information, visit rogersgardens.com.