If you are living in the South and not taking advantage of the great gardening weather, you are missing a big part of what makes life here so special.
Just a little gardening can make you feel like a native Southerner.
There are few things that I enjoy more than a tomato sandwich made with one of my own homegrown tomatoes.
I grew up with my mother growing unbelievably tasty tomatoes around our house near Lewisville, North Carolina. Mother was still growing tomatoes well into her eighties when she lived on Pine Street in Mount Airy, NC.
I have faced some really challenging tomato climates in my life. The north shore of Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley barely had enough heat to produce tomatoes by September. read more »