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Roger’s Recommends Tomatoes for 2020

Tomato of the Year ‘Thorburn's Terra Cotta’ Incredible flavor, color and history! A rare heirloom variety from 1893. One of the best home garden tomatoes ever, but seldom available. Honey-brown skin and flesh with shades of orange, pink, gold and green. A gorgeous package that’s topped [...]

Roger’s Recommends Peppers for 2020

Roger's 6 Favorite Peppers Roger’s Gardens is your source for the best and tastiest pepper selection. Below is a list of the pepper varieties that we have for 2020. Pepper inventories change every day, varieties sell out and others become available. Have a great growing season! [...]

2020-02-20T11:08:09-08:00By |Peppers, Tomatoes|0 Comments

2020 Tomato of the Year

And the Winner is... 'Thorburn's Terra Cotta'! AND THE WINNER IS…! ‘Thorburn's Terra Cotta’ Incredible flavor, color and history!  A rare heirloom variety from 1893. One of the best home garden tomatoes ever, but seldom available. Honey-brown skin and flesh with shades of orange, pink, gold and green. A gorgeous package [...]

2020-02-18T09:52:08-08:00By |Gardening, Tomatoes|4 Comments

Extending Your Tomato Growing Season

One of the great pleasures of vegetable gardening is finding new and unusual varieties to grow and tantalize our taste buds.  Heirloom tomatoes have surged in popularity in the past several years.  Tomato enthusiasts are finding bounties of bright rainbow colored, sugar sweet flavored tomatoes that are harvested from their gardens with pride and consumed [...]

2019-02-15T09:51:55-08:00By |Gardening, Tomatoes|2 Comments

Tomato Tasting 2015 | And the Winner is…

2015 may have been our best tomato tasting yet. Roger’s Gardens has been producing this popular summer event for the last 15 years. We were thrilled to see nearly 300 attendees this year. By 9 AM tomato enthusiasts were lined up at both entrances, anxious to taste over 1,700 tomatoes and 70 varieties that graced [...]

2017-09-29T15:27:10-07:00By |Tomatoes|3 Comments

Tomato Tasting 2013 | And the Winner is…

Tomato enthusiasts poured into Roger’s Gardens eagerly waiting for tomato expert, Steve Goto, to start the tasting of over 70 different  tomato varieties. We were thrilled to see over 300 attendees this year. All the tomato lovers lined up and went around two long tables tasting the most delicious heirloom and hybrid tomatoes! And we topped [...]

2013-09-03T20:26:51-07:00By |Gardening, Tomatoes|2 Comments

Tomatoes – The Essence of Summer by Steve Hampson

I have been gardening for most of my life.  One of my earliest memories is of my parents and me, barely four years old, moving into our house on Long Island with a large back yard.  That first summer I helped my mom plant yellow marigolds and my dad plant his first tomato plants.  By [...]