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If only nasturtiums were tomatoes…

In my eagerness to get as many tomatoes as possible I left them in the ground too long. I kept what I thought were healthy fruit but after only a few days they have become a watery, white-furred mess. So, … Continue reading

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Prevention is better than cure….. especially when there isn’t one!

Last October, this is what happened to my tomato plants: And this is what happened to the tomatoes: One minute, the tomatoes were ripening nicely and my biggest concern was how to keep the critters from demolishing them. The next … Continue reading

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May greetings

Got a lovely surprise this morning when I opened the livingroom curtains: there was the first tomato seedling coming through 🙂 In fact, after taking this photograph, I noticed there was a second seedling. That seems quick, considering I only … Continue reading

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