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Tomato-growing class set for Tuesday

Posted: April 1, 2013 - 1:21pm

Want to learn to grow prize-winning tomatoes?

Columbia County agricultural educators will give lessons on Tuesday.

The annual tomato growing class, which also provides information on the annual big tomato contest, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 at Greenbrier High School.

The class is taught by the school system’s agriculture education teachers, and participation is free.

For information, call Greenbrier’s Doug Knox at (706) 650-6040, ext. 5872; Evans’ Phillip Price at (706) 863-1198, ext. 4059; or Harlem’s Will Gay at (706) 556-5980.

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Little Lamb

Size doesn't matter

I'm more interested in taste than in size. What are some commenters’ preferences on great tasting varieties?

Barry Paschal

I'm a fan of Early Girl

I'm a big fan of Early Girl. They aren't very large, but they ripen early and seem to do well through the hot summer.