Monthly Archives: July 2009
Isn’t she lovely? Though a little dusty, she’s still beautiful. If only she’s as tasty as ‘Black Krim’ or as sweet as ‘Sun Gold’… However, ‘Gold Dust’ has firm flesh when ripe. She’ll make a good stuffing tomato. Perfect for … Continue reading
My Favorite Tomato! This Italian heirloom has a very interesting shape and from what I have read so far, it is quite a celebrity in Italy to this day. Hopefully it turns some color before we leave for vacation!
Edited to add photo of CC with SG for size reference. Small clusters of Chocolate Cherry (CC) tomatoes started ripening last week and I have been too impatient to take photos before devouring the little morsels. These babies are a … Continue reading
My earliest tomato is Matina. My first ripe on the vine cluster was harvested in June, beating Sun Gold a by whole month! It’s a beautiful plant to grow with deep green potato leaves. So far, as the catalog promised, … Continue reading
Photo above is from a small cluster at the base of the plant. I counted the fruits in one cluster and it has THIRTY (30)! Let’s see if the local squirrels and blue jays leave some for me.