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Final (sort of) Tomato Tasting of 2012

It seems like summer just started & I am pulling out dying plants & turning beds to get ready for winter. Yuck.  The problem that I find with tomatoes & cold fall weather is that they get bland & mealy.  … Continue reading

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THIRD TOMATO TASTING 2012

What a lot of tomatoes!  Ripe a week late for the Buffalo-Niagara Taste Fest….  Oh well….  This time our daughter T also helped in the tasting! This year’s main ripening time seems to be the 1st weekend in September.  Due to the number … Continue reading

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SECOND TOMATO TASTING 2012

It is the end of August and the tomatoes are starting to ripen quickly.  Hubby has been trying to avoid the taste testing – it fills him up too much.  So tonight I am going to make a light meal … Continue reading

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A Blue Tomato

This OSU Blue tomato looks awesome in my garden! I grew 2 plants side-by-side. They have the same growth habit & fruit formations. They are standouts when wandering through the garden & get a lot of comments. Here is the … Continue reading

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FIRST TOMATO TASTING 2012

For some unknown reason my first decent harvest of the season was massive.  I ended up picking a large bucket of tomatoes this weekend, so I conned hubby into a little tomato tasting.  He thinks that I am nuts, but tends to … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Costoluto Genovese

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July COSTOLUTO GENOVESE Midseason, indeterminate, ribbed red tomato, Italian Heirloom Planted:  Sown very late, as I ordered some more seeds very late … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Tuxhorn’s Red and Yellow

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July TUXHORN’S RED AND YELLOW Late, indeterminate,  bicolour beefsteak tomato, from Mrs.Ed Tuxhorn Planted:  1 small seedling planted out May 29th.  First … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Orange Russian 117

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July ORANGE RUSSIAN 117 Late, indeterminate, bicolour heart-shaped, Jeff Dawson’s cross of Russian 117 and Georgia Streak Planted:  2 seedlings … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: White Queen

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July WHITE QUEEN Late, indeterminate,  white oblate tomato, Heirloom introduced by the Earl May Seed Co. in 1941 Planted:  2 plants … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Evergreen

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July EVERGREEN Midseason, indeterminate, green-when-ripe oblate shaped, a commercial variety from 1956 by Glecklers Seedmen. Planted:  3 seedlings from a … Continue reading

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