Ploughshares March 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter
Whats Happening at Ploughshares

March Zoom Presentations

Ploughshares is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

How to Grow Awesome Tomatoes
March 10th 2PM

Whether you are an expert or a beginner you will come away with something new from our annual presentation about tomato growing.  Topics include: history, heirlooms vs conventional, determinate vs indeterminate, hybrid vs open pollinated, horticulture (sun, soil, water requirements), fertilizer, nutrition, dry farming and pest and disease control and prevention.
Jeff is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: How to Grow Awesome Tomatoes
Time: Mar 10, 2021 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88297288306?pwd=bkR2S0ZYTXdZeU5TZ0FDdktiZk93dz09

Meeting ID: 882 9728 8306
Passcode: wolfpeach

How to Grow Awesome Tomatoes
March 19th 7PM

Whether you are an expert or a beginner you will come away with something new from our annual presentation about tomato growing.  Topics include: history, heirlooms vs conventional, determinate vs indeterminate, hybrid vs open pollinated, horticulture (sun, soil, water requirements), fertilizer, nutrition, dry farming and pest and disease control and prevention.
Jeff is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: How to Grow Awesome Tomatoes
Time: Mar 19, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89995747645?pwd=YkpCaVdtTmwxMjYxYnBpdmRBL3I1dz09

Meeting ID: 899 9574 7645
Passcode: wolfpeach

Warm Season Vegetable Gardening
March 24th 2PM

Primer on the basics of growing warm season vegetables such as Eggplant, Tomatoes, Peppers, Melons, Cucumbers, Basil and Squash.  Topics include: growing from seed, square foot planting, vegetable starts, row planting, soil preparation, pollination and pest and disease control.
Jeff is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Warm Season Vegetable Gardening
Time: Mar 24, 2021 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83185647649?pwd=ZHBYbWxBOTdqTytmVlpwdzZxK3hqdz09

Meeting ID: 831 8564 7649
Passcode: caliente

Warm Season Vegetable Gardening
March 26th 7pm

Primer on the basics of growing warm season vegetables such as Eggplant, Tomatoes, Peppers, Melons, Cucumbers, Basil and Squash.  Topics include: growing from seed, square foot planting, vegetable starts, row planting, soil preparation, pollination and pest and disease control.
Jeff is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Warm Season Vegetable Gardening
Time: Mar 26, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82880203169?pwd=REgyR2dpUFpIbzVKM0k2K0pmTTd3Zz09

Meeting ID: 828 8020 3169
Passcode: caliente

Whats on the Tables Weekend of March 5th, 6th and 7th

Artichoke: Green Globe Artichoke
Beans: Dwarf Fava Beans
Beans: Rattlesnake Pole Beans
Beets: Golden Detroit Beets
Beets: Ruby Queen Beets
Cabbage: Fast Vantage Cabbage F1
Cabbage: Napa Cabbage
Cabbage: Ruby Ball Cabbage
Cardoon: Pleno Inema Cardoon (breaded and fried anyone?)
Carrots: Amsterdam Carrots
Carrots: Cosmic Purple Carrots    COSMIC!
Carrots: Danvers Carrots
Carrots: Red Cored Chantenay
Celery: Golden Celery
Chard: Swiss Chard
Collards
Cucumber: Poona Kheera Cucumber (Heirloom Awesomeness!)
Herb: Asti Marjoram
Herb: Borage
Herb: Bronze Fennel
Herb: Calypso Cilantro
Herb: Chives
Herb: Culinary Select Italian Oregano
Herb: Faustinoi Thyme
Herb: French Sorrel
Herb: French Thyme 
Herb: Gold Delicious Sage  (dwarf pineapple sage SWEET!)
Herb: Green River Parsley (the garnish kind)
Herb: Italian Mounding Rosemary
Herb: Italian Parsley  (the flat leaf kind)
Herb: Lemon Grass
Herb: Lemon Thyme
Herb: Peppermint
Herb: Spearmint
Herb: Tarragon
Herb: True English Thyme (accept no substitutions!)
Kale: Rainbow Lacinato Kale
Kale: Red Russian Kale
Lettuce: Buttercrunch Lettuce
Lettuce: Forellenschluss Lettuce  
Lettuce: Green Butter Lettuce
Lettuce: New Red Fire Lettuce   (fire without the heat? Its a conundrum!)
Lettuce: Pomegranate Crunch Lettuce
Melon: Moon and Stars Cherokee Water Melon
Onions: Early Red Onions
Onions: Tokyo Long Onions
Onions: Walla Walla Onions
Pak Choi
Peas: Golden Sweet Snow Peas
Peas: Oregon Sugar Pod Peas
Peas: Super Sweet Sugar Daddy Snap Peas
Raddish: Pink Lady Raddish
Spinach: Bloomsdale Spinach
Squash: Costata Romanesco  HEIRLOOM ZUCCHINI THE BEST!
Squash: Golden Zucchini
Strawberries: Eversweet
Strawberries: Seascape
Tamarillo
Tomato: Early Girl Tomato
Tomato: Fireworks Tomato
Tomato: Mountain Magic F1 Tomato
Tomato: New Girl Tomato
Tomato: Petaluma Hill Purple Tomato
Tree Collards

Papa Cat Recommends Planting Tarahumara Sunflowers!

Tarahumara Sunflowers
4″ pot $2.99
25 seeds $3.79
Whether you grow from organic seed or buy one of our home-grown starts, Tarahumara Sunflower is the best largest Sunflower according to helianthus expert Papa the Cat.  He should know, he spends all day basking in the sun.
80 days to maturity
8ft tall
10″ diameter blooms
best to support with stake