What do the names Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, Black Krim, Mr. Stripey and Green Zebra have in common? All of them are tasty heirloom tomatoes.

I often find that this time of year is when I finally have the time to look through my seed catalogs, and with that I usually need to revise my list a good five times or I will end up with way more than what I need or could realistically plant in one year.

Sacha Burns is an organic gardener and owner of Sunkissed Organics in Pinola. She may be reached at sachabrittburns@yahoo.com.

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