It’s spring season which means the perfect time to plant tomatoes! Tomatoes contain beneficial nutrients and antioxidants. They are also a rich source of vitamins A, C, and folic acid. To grow tomatoes keep in mind that they need at least six to eight hours of sun. They need support so purchase a trellis or stake (larger the better) so your tomato plants have room to grow vertically and be kept off the ground and give each plant plenty of room to grow. It’s good to water your tomato plants by soaking the soil (not leaves) once a week or possibly more frequently when it is very hot. Harvest your tomatoes when they have reached their full size and color! To keep it sustainable and healthy, be sure to grow heirloom or non-GMO tomatoes - seeds will be available at any greenhouse or nursery.
Growing rosemary is easy- plant at the beginning of spring or in a pot indoors. Rosemary prefers drier environments so it's important that when you water to allow the soil to dry in between waterings. Plant in full sun as rosemary, like many herbs, needs at least six to eight hours of sunlight. Rosemary is hearty and drought-resistant and does well year-round in mild climates. However, if temps remain below freezing consistently, plant in pots and bring indoors when it's very cold. Bring them inside and toss a few sprigs in with potatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast and enjoy!