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From the Garden: Tomatoes are the most high-maintenance of all veg plants - but they’re worth it
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From the Garden: Tomatoes are the most high-maintenance of all veg plants - but they’re worth it

Jun 15th 2019, 1:00 PM 15,424 Views 15 Comments

As well as specific watering methods there is the regular pinching out of side shoots to allow air to circulate around the plants, writes Michael Kelly.

From the garden: How to make your own tomato ketchup from scratch
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From the garden: How to make your own tomato ketchup from scratch

Sep 29th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,206 Views 19 Comments

Tomatoes are a vegetable that can be preserved in many ways – they can be used in jams, jellies, relishes and chutneys, writes Michael Kelly.

GIY: Secrets to growing your own juicy tomatoes
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GIY: Secrets to growing your own juicy tomatoes

Mar 24th 2018, 12:30 PM 14,384 Views 5 Comments

I have a cunning plan to try to reduce the workload somewhat for the season ahead, writes Michael Kelly.

Food miles: Don't buy strawberries from Israel during Irish strawberry season
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Food miles: Don't buy strawberries from Israel during Irish strawberry season

Nov 18th 2017, 12:30 PM 33,697 Views 105 Comments

I have no issue with anyone buying imported food when it’s something we can’t grow or produce here in Ireland, writes Michael Kelly.

GIY: Grow your kitchen herbs indoors and have a constant winter supply
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GIY: Grow your kitchen herbs indoors and have a constant winter supply

Oct 28th 2017, 12:30 PM 12,178 Views 7 Comments

Home-grown herbs can make every meal feel like it was produced in your garden, writes Michael Kelly.

Gardening: Grow your own tomatoes - from seed to sauce
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Gardening: Grow your own tomatoes - from seed to sauce

Aug 19th 2017, 12:30 PM 5,497 Views 13 Comments

If you had a variety of tomato that was a particular success this year, why not try saving the seeds from the tomatoes to grow next year’s plants, writes Michael Kelly.

'A bowl of seasonal goodness using veg from our land and fish from our seas'
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'A bowl of seasonal goodness using veg from our land and fish from our seas'

Jun 17th 2017, 12:30 PM 162 Views 4 Comments

This is a light, vibrant, cheap and healthy alternative to the traditional seafood chowder, writes Michael Kelly.

When to use horticultural fleece: 'The Irish spring can bite you in the bum'
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When to use horticultural fleece: 'The Irish spring can bite you in the bum'

Apr 29th 2017, 12:30 PM 1,304 Views 3 Comments

Let’s hope that’s the end of the cold nights for this year, writes Michael Kelly.

Here's why you should never put tomatoes in the fridge
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Here's why you should never put tomatoes in the fridge

Dec 30th 2015, 11:00 AM 43,657 Views 24 Comments

Have you been doing this?

PHOTOS: 20,000 people pelt each other with tomatoes
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PHOTOS: 20,000 people pelt each other with tomatoes

Aug 26th 2015, 10:01 PM 18,190 Views 32 Comments

Because tradition.

This heart-melting 'Humans of Dublin' photo is making everyone cry on Facebook
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This heart-melting 'Humans of Dublin' photo is making everyone cry on Facebook

Jul 22nd 2015, 2:30 PM 18,625 Views 0 Comments

A story of an older man, grief, and tomatoes.

You've been chopping tomatoes wrong your whole life
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You've been chopping tomatoes wrong your whole life

Apr 17th 2014, 9:29 AM 10,153 Views 2 Comments

This changes everything.

Massive tomato fight looks like the most fun humans can have
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Massive tomato fight looks like the most fun humans can have

Aug 28th 2013, 6:58 PM 9,536 Views 19 Comments

It happens every year in Spain.

In pics: The messiest festival of the year
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In pics: The messiest festival of the year

Aug 29th 2012, 9:30 PM 10,375 Views 10 Comments

The annual Tomatina tomato fight fiesta in Bunol, Spain took place today. Pass the mop.

VIDEO: Colombia's annual tomato fight
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VIDEO: Colombia's annual tomato fight

Jun 11th 2012, 11:11 AM 1,397 Views 10 Comments

People were pelted with thousands of tomatoes at the Sutamachan event inspired by tomato fights in Spain.

Outcry by farmers prompts the EU to raise compensation for E.Coli crisis
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Outcry by farmers prompts the EU to raise compensation for E.Coli crisis

Jun 8th 2011, 5:47 PM 657 Views 3 Comments

The EU Farm Chief has raised the money on offer to farmers struck by the E.Coli crisis in Germany from €150 million to €210 million.

E.coli outbreak 'could last months'
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E.coli outbreak 'could last months'

Jun 2nd 2011, 9:38 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

The head of Germany’s public health body has admitted that that “we may never know” the true source of the contamination, which has now claimed 17 lives.