I am super lucky to have a greenhouse in the Pacific Northwest as this enables me to grow some extra special things. I have about 40 orchids that I grow and in the winter, I keep the greenhouse heated to about 55 degrees, and they actually bloom year round. In January/February the greenhouse really gets going with the heat pads coming out and the grow lights turned on to get seed sowing in full swing.
May is when things get even more exciting as this is when my tomatoes are ready to be planted in the grow bags, I am usually lucky enough to start eating tomatoes in June and I can enjoy them all the way through October. These are tomatoes on steroids (as a side note I only use organic fertilizer :)) as they reach all the way to the roof and often start growing out the of the roof vents. This means that I have SO many tomatoes which I can enjoy in many different ways (I will share all my ideas and recipes later in the season!).
The tomato fun starts in January when I select my seeds, I love buying them from Territorial Seed Company as they have an amazing selection suited to every condition. I grow Indeterminate tomatoes in large bags and small bush tomatoes which are suited to containers in smaller bags. This year here are a few I selected:
My tomatoes are getting close to 5 inches now, I reckon I will be able to plant these tomatoes in their final homes in a few more weeks. Stay tuned!