Re: [tomato] Great Book

Doreen Howard (
Thu, 1 Jul 1999 11:25:42 -0500

To add to Chuck's appraisal of the book--I got it three days ago and read it
in it's entirety within hours.  Then I called Carolyn to praise her efforts
and bitch about the fact she didn't include enough of my passionate
favorites--black Russian heirlooms.  :-)  This book is the culmination of
years of experience from probably the most knowledgeable person in this
hemisphere on heirloom tomatoes.  Chuck is right--it will become a standard
and "must-have" for tomato growers--from novice to dedicated pro.  Just my 2
Doreen Howard
-----Original Message-----
From: ChuckWyatt/Md/Z7 <>
To: INTERNET:Tomato@GlobalGa <>
Date: Thursday, July 01, 1999 9:06 AM
Subject: [tomato] Great Book

>I just got my copy of "100 Heirloom Tomatoes for American Gardens" by
>Carolyn Male and devoured it.
>Carolyn'e excellent descriptions and the outstanding photography compliment
>each other to a "T".  Each variety is pictured on the same page as its
>description making this a super field reference.  Barnes and Noble online
>now do have it.
>Many folks have asked for a "primer" on heirloom tomatoes and this
>certainly fills the bill.  I'm madly trying to get enough seed together to
>supply the anticipated demand for varieties that Carolyn recommends.  I'll
>have major additions to my web site < > in
>the Fall when seed has been harvested, dried and packaged.
>Good Gardening,
>Chuck Wyatt