Sacramento gardener Chuck Rickard refers to his Oak Park backyard as his “tomato research station.” He’s tested 107 varieties for taste, sweetness and acidity.
Sacramento gardener Chuck Rickard refers to his Oak Park backyard as his “tomato research station.” He’s tested 107 varieties for taste, sweetness and acidity. Chuck Rickard
Sacramento gardener Chuck Rickard refers to his Oak Park backyard as his “tomato research station.” He’s tested 107 varieties for taste, sweetness and acidity. Chuck Rickard
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Debbie Arrington digs into gardening news

Seeds: Too early for tomatoes? Depends on who you ask

March 25, 2016 07:00 AM

UPDATED March 25, 2016 09:02 PM

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

Reach her at darrington@sacbee.com or 916-321-1075. Twitter: @debarrington