Lay in the mayo

A summer without homegrown tomatoes would be like life without love. Surely this explains why I am repeatedly driven to plant more than sheer need and reason advise. Last year I crammed in 38, some of them in flower beds. This year, my reducing plans went astray and I ended up with 41 in the ground—all in the main garden area thanks to some rearranging of peppers into pots by the garage instead.

Here’s my 2008 list:

Brandywine x Stupice (3 from last year’s seed, 4 from a friend who got the plant from me years ago; I am trying to make sure I have a stabilized version of this cross I got from Carolyn Male)

Striped Roman

Porter

Purple Russian

Nepal

Harvard Square

Ananas Noir

Lucky Cross (2)

Nagy Katai

German Head (2)

Leatha’s

Earl’s Polish (2)

Brandywine Sudduth 2006 (2)

Grandpa Ludolph

Indian Stripe (2)

Stump of the World (2)

Marizol Bratka (2)

Prue (3)

OTV Brandywine (2)

Perito (2)

Tennessee Surprise (2)

Bear Claw

Truffaut Precoce

 

And the front row of the garden always goes to peppers and eggplants.  Eggplant: Ukrainian Beauty, Zahara. Peppers: Chuska, Spanish Bull Nose, Paradicsom (the tomato pepper, I am told), Paprika (which means “pepper” in Hungarian, I know; this variety is said to be good for drying to make the spice), Early Hungarian Sweet, Jalapeno, Marconi Gold, Ancho, Habanero, Bhut Jalokia. 

 

Advertisements
This entry was posted in garden, tomatoes and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s