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Is it difficult to decide which tomato varieties to grow in your garden?  Perhaps this list will help; these are the tomatoes selected as the best tasting at the annual Tomato Taste-off that was held in September 2014:

1st – Sungold

2nd  place tie – Early Ssubakus Aliana  &  Sugar Snack

3rd place – Purple Dragon

1st – Big Boy 

2nd place – Beefmaster 

3rd place – Texwine

1st place – Pink Ping Pong

2nd place -  Georgia Sunrise


Digging Deeper - Gardening Resources

Be alert for these invasive pests and deadly diseases:

 Please report sightings of these invasive pests to the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network.

Other pests you may encounter:

Diseases and insects affecting evergreen trees:


Still have a gardening question? Contact the Master Gardener Helpline at 269.384-8056, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or at 888-678-3464 for answers.


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