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Tomatoes Galore.

19 July 2017 11:48:58


I have been picking the tomatoes over the last few days.I have two varieties ripe. My friend down the road mowed the lawn for me yesyerday on one of the warrmest days days so far. To day at about 10 a.m. the heavy rain arrived, just in time. I feared that my flowers would burn up. I have over 100 roses. They should do well.

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Jacinta D Jacinta D 19 July 2017 12:06:19

I picked a whole bunch of tomatoes yesterday. Love that bowl, Dick.

Mary B Mary B 19 July 2017 12:35:50

Tomatoes look great and you are right on trend with the little coloured ones!

Ivor Ivor 19 July 2017 12:55:31

Your ahead Dick, my first red Gardner Delight tom should be ready to pick later today, I,ve already had three Sungolds. Those Black Russian are a most perculier breed. It's hard to tell if they have black bottoms or not. I'll leave them another while.

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 20 July 2017 08:32:09

Dick and Jacinta, well done to have them this early. I will be waiting at least a week more. 

Moya Moya 21 July 2017 00:28:57

I've had a few ripe Sungolds already and I see a Tigerellas almost ready. The Black Russians and Black Crim will take a bit longer to ripen. I got a few different varieties in Madeira this year so I'm dying to see how they will perform. I had 30 plants but one hasn't grown very well although there are a few beef tomatoes on it.

Well done Dick. What varieties are they that you have?


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