RE: [tomato] Confess Your Gardening Fetish

John Sorge (
Fri, 4 Jun 1999 19:20:36 -0500

I use sardines packed in brine to fertilize my tomatoes.  One small fish for
one big tomato plant.  I always get great results.

John Sorge
510 E Temperance Ln
Deer Park, TX 77536

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Doreen Howard
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 1999 12:01 PM
> To:;; A.G. Pitsilos; Dave
> Kaplan; Mary Thomas; Sam & Ginger Powers;
>; Mark Snyder; Maureen McFadden
> Cc: Jacqui Heriteau; Jill Vorbeck
> Subject: [tomato] Confess Your Gardening Fetish
> Hi All,
> I'm writing another article for Old Farmer's Almanac's Gardener's
> Companion
> and gathering stories from gardeners about the strangest thing they have
> done to their plants and will admit to.  If you got results, that would be
> great, too! <grin>  Martha already is admitting to feeding her tomatoes
> multivitamins. I'm sure others can top that!  Do any of you weed at
> midnight, plow in the nude, collect dog hair for the compost bin, etc.?  I
> can, in return for your confessions, give you instant fame in the
> April 2000
> issue of Gardener's Companion and two copies of the book.
> Please email me off-list, unless you really want to confess to everyone!
> Doreen Howard