Discover the Vibrant Variety of Tomato Plants at Nunan’s Garden Center
As the winter thaws and the first signs of spring begin to emerge, garden enthusiasts and home growers alike start dreaming about the bounty of the upcoming growing season. One of the most anticipated pleasures of gardening is the cultivation of tomatoes, a staple in gardens that promise both flavor and color. This year, Nunan’s Garden Center is thrilled to announce an exceptional selection of tomato plants, featuring over 25 varieties that cater to every tomato lover’s palate and gardening ambition.
From the robust and hearty to the sweet and succulent, Nunan’s Garden Center has meticulously curated a collection of tomato plants that will transform your garden into a cornucopia of flavors. Let’s take a closer look at some of the standout varieties that will be gracing our greenhouses this spring:
- Big Beef: An all-around champion, Big Beef tomatoes offer the classic tomato taste with the added benefits of being disease resistant and vigorous. These plants produce large, flavorful fruits that are perfect for slicing and adding to any dish.
- Beef Master: True to its name, the Beef Master variety yields massive tomatoes that can weigh up to two pounds each. These tomatoes are ideal for those who love to make a statement with their cooking, providing ample flesh with minimal seeds.
- Celebrity: A favorite among gardeners for its versatility and reliability, Celebrity tomatoes produce medium-sized fruits that are excellent for eating fresh or cooking. This variety is known for its disease resistance and consistent yield.
- Fourth of July: Celebrate the beginning of summer with one of the earliest tomatoes to ripen. Fourth of July tomatoes are medium-sized, perfect for salads and snacking, and bring a burst of flavor to your Independence Day celebrations.
- Sweet 100: For those who love to snack straight from the vine, Sweet 100s are a must-grow. These cherry tomatoes are incredibly sweet and prolific, producing hundreds of fruits per plant.
- Lemon Boy: Add a splash of color to your tomato patch with Lemon Boy, a variety that produces vibrant yellow fruits. These tomatoes offer a mild, refreshing taste and are perfect for brightening up salads and dishes.
- Sungold: Sungold tomatoes are small, golden cherry tomatoes that are praised for their exceptional sweetness and flavor. They’re perfect for eating fresh, and once you start, it’s hard to stop.
- Whopper: Living up to its name, Whopper tomatoes produce large, meaty fruits that are ideal for sandwiches and burgers. This variety is also known for its resistance to cracking and diseases.
- Juliet: Often called a mini Roma because of its shape, Juliet tomatoes are small, elongated fruits that are sweet and firm. They’re excellent for salads, cooking, or snacking.
- San Marzano: A staple for any tomato sauce lover, San Marzano tomatoes are plum-shaped and packed with a rich, sweet flavor. These Italian heirlooms are perfect for sauces, soups, and canning.
- Black Krim: For something a bit different, try the Black Krim variety. These tomatoes have a dark, almost black skin and offer a rich, smoky flavor that’s perfect for gourmet dishes.
- Brandywine: Brandywine tomatoes are large, pink fruits that are highly prized for their exceptional flavor. This heirloom variety takes a bit longer to mature but is well worth the wait.
- Mortgage Lifter: With a name that speaks to its impressive size, Mortgage Lifter tomatoes can help you grow your way to big, delicious fruits that are perfect for any tomato-based dish.
At Nunan’s Garden Center, we’re passionate about providing our customers with the highest quality plants and the knowledge to grow them successfully. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or trying your hand at growing tomatoes for the first time, we invite you to explore our extensive selection this spring. Our friendly staff is always here to help you select the perfect varieties for your garden and provide tips on caring for them throughout the growing season.
Introducing the 1st Annual Nunan’s Tomato Growing Contest!
This year, in addition to showcasing our wide selection of tomato plants, Nunan’s Garden Center is excited to announce our first-ever Tomato Growing Contest! Sponsored by Garden Glow and Nunan’s Garden Center, this contest is open to all our green-thumbed customers who are ready to put their gardening skills to the test.
Whether you plant your tomatoes in a traditional garden bed, a raised garden bed, or a container, we invite you to join the fun and competition. Contestants will have the opportunity to compete in three distinct categories:
- Variety: Show off your green thumb by growing as many different varieties of tomatoes as you can. Entrants must provide a sample of each variety they’ve grown to be eligible for this category.
- Yield: For those who pride themselves on the bounty their garden produces, this category is for you. Bring in five of your largest tomatoes to be weighed, and may the heaviest harvest win!
- Taste: Taste is king in the world of tomatoes, and this category will be judged by a panel of Nunan’s staff in a blind taste test. Bring your tastiest tomato and let the flavors speak for themselves.
The winner of each category will receive a fantastic prize, celebrating their dedication, skill, and passion for gardening. This contest is a wonderful opportunity to engage with the gardening community, learn from each other, and maybe even discover some new favorite tomato varieties.
To participate, simply purchase your tomato plants at Nunan’s Garden Center this spring and enter the promo code ‘tomato’ when you download or open the app. We can’t wait to see the fruits of your labor and celebrate the joy of gardening together. Happy planting, and may the best tomatoes win!