The best tomato book

annette1012April 18, 2008

What is the best tomato book you have ? Or what book would you like to buy.


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Carolyn's book is the best I have. Believe it is something like "100 Heirloom Tomatoes". Carolyn feel free to correct me if I'm wrong as I'm at work and I normally don't read the cover. Although there is some other good ones. It also matters what you want.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2008 at 1:45PM
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tom8olvr(Z5 MA)

I concur with Elkwc.

Here is a link that might be useful: 100 Heirloom Tomatoes for the American Gardner

    Bookmark   April 18, 2008 at 2:54PM
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Carolyn's book in my favorite tomato book. "Attack of The Giant Killer Tomatoes" is my favorite tomato movie. :D


    Bookmark   April 18, 2008 at 8:57PM
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The best tomatoe book is a free one. It doesn't have pictures, but is a seed catalogue out of Iowa by Glenn Drowns or Sand Hill Preservation Center. His descriptions are not flowery, but Mr. Drowns has hundreds of varieties and does more for tomatoes and other heirlooms than everyone combined here.
An order helps him and helps tomatoes and as Paul Harvey once said of why a child loved reading, "It was the pictures the words painted in the mind".
So I vote for a seed catalogue as it is free, the tomatoes entice and unlike books these are tomatoes which will come out and play with you in your garden for real as they want to be friends.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2008 at 11:11PM
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As mentioned, Carolyn Male's book is all you need. Best I've come across and great pics too. You can also learn alot just by visiting this site and reading or asking questions throughout the season.


    Bookmark   April 19, 2008 at 8:22AM
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Giant tomatoes by Marvin H. Meisner

The Great Tomato Book by Gary Ibsen and Joan Nielsen

    Bookmark   April 19, 2008 at 2:29PM
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The best gardening book ever, THE JOY OF GARDENING BY DICK RAYMOND.Google it.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2008 at 7:19PM
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livingston and the tomato by a.w. livingston.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2008 at 10:50AM
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