heirloom tomatoes

Black Pearl Hybrid tomato (Photo from Burpee.com)

Black Pearl: A heirloom hybrid tomato

Judith Adam

‘Black Pearl’ is a vining cherry tomato with 1.5-inch (4-cm), brownish-red round fruits. . ‘Black Pearl’ is what breeders are calling heirloom hybrid.

Walking through the masses of tomatoes in Stokes Seeds' trial gardens.

Taste-testing veggies at Stokes

Kat Fox

Kat Fox visited Stokes Seeds’ trial gardens in St. Catharines, Ont., to enjoyed taste-testing veggies and learn about a new way to grow tomatoes.