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    Ok they aren't really black in most cases, but more a shade of dark purple to, in extreme cases, chocolate, but these wonderful heirloom varieties often date back hundreds of years and range from such rich beefsteak tomatoes as the Purple Cherokee to the berry sized Black Cherry. Popular...
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    There are literally thousands of different varieties of tomatoes available for the home vegetable gardener today. With this huge assortment of tomato varieties comes a little confusion between what is a hybrid and what is a heirloom tomato. Here is some information on what is meant when someone...
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    The Tomato of the Month for April is the Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Tomato. The Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Tomato may have a strange name, but it has some awesome qualities. This heirloom variety has a very interesting history that starts back in the 1930's in Logan, West Virginia. As the story...
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    In recent years, heirloom vegetables have jumped in popularity. This spike in popularity has been due to several circumstances, including better flavor that is found with heirlooms, greater availability of seeds and plants, and the importance of organic gardening. What if I were to tell you...
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    Sometimes trying to find certain varieties of heirloom tomato seeds is like trying to find that needle in a haystack. There are particular heirloom tomato seeds that are known to be rare, even though the availability has become easier in the last several years due to a surge in popularity. For...
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