HEALTHY LIVING
05/01/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

5 Organic Gardening Tips For The White House Gardeners (and You!)

Here are 5 tips from Scott Meyer and Organic Gardening for the White House gardeners, and those who would like to join them:

• Heirloom options: Mrs. Obama mentions her interest in heirloom tomatoes in the New York Times article. We're tempted to recommend a well-regarded variety named for the last president to come from Illinois, but our field trials and taste tests have consistently demonstrated that 'Cherokee Purple' is the best tasting and most reliable heirloom. And the President may enjoy pleasant childhood memories when eating the fruity-tasting 'Hawaiian Pineapple' tomato.

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