Jollity tomatoes getting a feel for the great outdoors!

The Victoria Day Long weekend is upon us, traditionally the time when it’s “safe” to throw yourself into vegetable gardening here on the Coast and in other parts of BC by planting out all those yummy warm-loving plants.

This year the spring conditions have been a little…..unusual. I have been humming and hawing about ‘whether’ ┬áit’s a good idea to go ahead and move our beautiful, healthy tomato transplants out into these below average temperatures. On the other hand, they will have to adapt at some point and they will soon outgrow their pots. Lots of you have been asking about the status of our tomato starts! With the temps slowly climbing I have decided to swallow my uncertainty and announce Tomato Time at jollity FARM!

Starting this Saturday and Sunday we will have a great variety of open-pollinated, hybrid, and heritage tomatoes for you to choose from for the great price of $5 a plant.

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Jollity tomatoes getting a feel for the great outdoors!

For those of you who have pre-ordered tomatoes, your orders have been assembled and are awaiting pick up.

Below you’ll find a link to a helpful information chart of that we’ve created of our tomato varieties, as well as planting and care hints, and a fertilizer recipe. We will also have pre-mixed organic tomato fertilizer available for sale by weight. Please bring a container (ie zip-lock bag or yogurt tub) if you wish to purchase fertilizer.

http://www.jollityfarm.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Tomato-Variety-Infochart.pdf

Please note that while we have an abundance of some varieties, there are are few that we only have a small amount of. These will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Also, the Pink Brandywine and Paul Robeson aren’t ready to go yet as they are a little behind due to a delayed seed order.

Looking forward to seeing you at the farm this weekend!