Re: [gardeners] Catalogs

George Shirley (
Wed, 14 Jan 1998 11:02:04

At 11:50 AM 1/14/98 -0500, Cheryl & Erich Schaefer wrote:
>>George wrote:
>>> I think I probably have all the seeds we will need for the spring garden
>>> with the exception of some tomato seeds. Probably will order some Dinner
>>> Plate, Black from Tula, and a good paste tomato tomorrow. Any
>>> recommendations on a paste tomato, I thought I had one from Catharine but
>>> can't find the note.
>>My harvest of Dinner Plate seeds was pitiful (fruit produces very few
>>seeds) so I can't send any. But Black from Tula is waiting to go to
>>you, Margaret, Lucinda, Liz, Kay, Terry, when I get back to
>I clearly missed something. What is Black from Tula? Cheryl
It's a Rooshian heirloom 'mater. Totally 'maters has the seed as do several
others. Catharine Vinson, aka de 'Mater Lady, says it has excellent flavor
and produces well. YMMV