Growing Food in Lake Tahoe - Tomatoes
Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Contact: UCCE Master Gardeners 530-723-9813
Sponsor: UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe
Location: Sierra Nevada College - North Lake Tahoe Demonstration Garden
Growing Food in Lake Tahoe – Tomatoes. Yes! The one vegetable (actually a fruit) that everyone wants to grow, but is that problem child here in Tahoe. Learn the techniques required to grow these plants in our cool summers. Topics include proper varietal selection, location in the garden or container, planting options and methods for protecting the young plants and fruit. The tomato is native to the Americas, that for many years was considered poisonous by European gardeners, before it became a staple in many cuisines.