BY THE HANDFUL
These cuties arrive at farmers markets in midsummer, but why let farmers have all the fun? Buy plants now for your garden, or start from seed early next year.
‘ BLACK CHERRY’
Dusky, purple- brown fruits. Rich fl avor. bonnieplants.com
‘ YELLOW PEAR’
This heirloom lives up to its name. Like most yellows, the fl avor is mild. bonnieplants.com
‘ CHADWICK CHERRY’
These 1- inch wonders are also called ‘ Camp Joy’. rareseeds.com
‘ SUN GOLD’
Long clusters of 10–15 fruits. One of the sweetest cherry types. bonnieplants.com
‘ BLUE BERRIES’
The blue color is only skin- deep. Rich in anthocyanins. rareseeds.com
‘ TESS’S LAND RACE CURRANT’
Intensely sweet fl avor in a pea-size package. rareseeds.com
TINY TOMATOES OF ALL VARIETIES CAN FIND A HOME IN YOUR GARDEN. CHERRY, GRAPE, PEAR, AND CURRANT TYPES ARE THE CANDIES OF THE TOMATO WORLD, AND THEY’RE JUST AS EASY TO GROW AS THE BIG BOYS.