Category Archives: tomatoes

2010 tomatoes

The first tomato to go in is Hillbilly. This is the latest flame in my love affair with bicolors. Others I’m growing this year are old standby Lucky Cross and young upstart Tennessee Surprise. I started planting late this year … Continue reading

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First!

The first ripe tom of the year is a healthy-size Brandywine x Stupice. My friend Mickey grew the plant that created this, from seed of mine a couple years ago. She has an amazing, mysterious way with plants and boosting … Continue reading

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Any day now

The anticpation begins to burn … And somebody is about to exit this world …

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All in, all good

What finally happened in the veg garden is this: 43 tomatoes, 18 peppers and 1 eggplant. Tomatoes: Marizol Bratka Perito Brandywine Sudduth Olena Ukrainian Cherokee Chocolate Lucky Cross Brandywine, Off the Vine Depp’s Pink Firefly Brandywine x Stupice 06 Earl’s … Continue reading

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Tomato garden, take 1

It’s been raining for several hours now, but before that I got the first 7 tomatoes into the garden and, as the first drops fell, mulched them in with newspaper and straw. So the tomato season officially begins at my … Continue reading

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Soup seeds

Running into this 1920s ad art online reminded me that I ordered free tomato seeds a few weeks back from the Campbell Soup Co.  Right after I hit send on the request, we got the news that our girl cat … Continue reading

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09 Eats

The other day, while pawing through the packages in our freezer, I found a slice of tomato pie from last summer. So I had it for breakfast this morning and oh, it was droolworthy. This one had Tennessee Surprise, an … Continue reading

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