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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

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Another cool day.

04 January 2010 18:50:30
Tomatoes [Japanese truffles.1]

Tomatoes [Japanese truffles.1]

Still not much change in the weather.Checked down the garden at just after 7 am.Some of the vegetable beds are still frozen up apart from row 1 that was covered.Looking in the greenhouse,it read at -2.Checking this evening again we have not had much of a change weather wise throughout the day.This evening i will spend a few hours in the seed room doing some watering along with a tidy up and a washout to the floor.

I picked up a copy of the Grow your own magazine which has a 3-in1 tomato seed collection.[Thanks Milkchurns for the tip].The tomatoes are made up of Costoluto Fiorentino    Roma     and Garden Pearl 


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Myrtle Myrtle 04 January 2010 19:09:36

A bit of an understatement "cool" John! Got the mag today congrats on being featured.


Jacinta Jacinta 04 January 2010 19:12:39

Cold day, John. Great to see how well your tomatoes are doing. I think there might be a slight chance that my 'Alicante' are just beginning to germinate.


fraoch fraoch 04 January 2010 19:50:42

Congratulations on your magazine appearance--that's really cool!


fran m fran m 04 January 2010 20:12:39

Those seedings look great, well done.


Rachel Rachel 04 January 2010 20:57:12

I'll need to get cracking with my tomatoes!


milkchurns milkchurns 04 January 2010 21:34:09

i see your tomatoes is coming on well john. i am off this thursday evening to england trucking. will be back into belfast saturday morning to lift another load for scotland and loading in scotland. i will home home sunday evening and my plan is to starting sowing some vegetable seeds monday and placing them in the window sill. 


Mairin Mairin 04 January 2010 22:45:45

I need to get 2 magazines now - Irish Garden and Grow Your Own - both of which I subscribe to.  The post is normally slow out here but at this stage, it's at a snail's pace!


Joybells Joybells 04 January 2010 23:29:50

Congratulations John on the feature....now that is COOL!!!!!


LindaB LindaB 05 January 2010 11:54:10

Well done John, fame!!!!!!


Johnplotman Johnplotman 05 January 2010 18:24:02

Thank you all.Sorry for the late reply.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 05 January 2010 18:28:01

Thanks Myrtle,Fraoch,Joybells,and Linda.

 


Lìga Lìga 07 January 2010 11:45:09

Tomato plants look good,can see temp.and lights was ok:))Did you sow some pepers jet,or you will weit untill February?


Johnplotman Johnplotman 07 January 2010 20:22:52

Thanks Liga.None sown yet but hopefully similar to what you mention,to have the peppers sown in February.


Lìga Lìga 07 January 2010 21:06:18

I think i will sow tomatos in March,pepers at end of February,will be more light and warmer too(i hope).But of course if to me would be seed room,then i start rigt now:))


Johnplotman Johnplotman 08 January 2010 20:11:07

Hopefully the weather will go to plan for you Liga.If the weather is kind here also,i hope to start some stuff in the tunnel about 4-6 weeks earlier than planned.


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