Sobrato High School students will host a tomato plant sale at the Britton Middle School tennis courts Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The school is located at 80 W. Central Ave.
This summer my husband Steve became a tomato evangelist. Every day when I come home, I find him out in the garden, communing with his tomato plants. It all began when our neighbor (a paramedic and an avid amateur gardener very aptly named Denise Gardner) gave us six heirloom tomato plants she had germinated from seeds.
It's looking like the end of the line for a certain winged nuisance known as the Oriental fruit fly, which has the potential to wreak havoc on crops and generate devastating financial impacts on farmers.
Most local cherry farmers “dodged a bullet” Monday when thunder bellowed in the sky and 0.20 inches of rain pelted Gilroy for a good several hours into the early afternoon.