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My first tomato!

Hee hee hee!!!

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  • Heather Jane June 19, 2010, 4:26 AM

    Aint she a dandy!? I saw my first blossom today. It's been so cold and wet here, that we'll be lucky if we get tomatoes and melons before frost.

  • madichan June 19, 2010, 8:11 AM

    Woot! She's a beaut!

  • Brenda June 19, 2010, 9:16 AM

    I hear you, Heather! This has been a weird weather year … I was going to start all sorts of plants as seedlings, but it was just too cold. So I cheated and got myself some big tomato plants, as well as a few baby tomato plants. 😀

    (yum, melons!)

    Thanks, Mad! I almost feel like it would be a shame to eat this baby. (Almost.)

  • UnaOdd -Lynn June 19, 2010, 10:35 AM

    Jealous!!!!!!!!

    My babies are only a foot tall. :^(

    So, what's your preferred eating method? :^)

  • Brenda June 19, 2010, 4:00 PM

    My little tomatoes aren't quite a foot tall yet, Lynn – I just lucked out that I didn't kill my two big tomatoes yet! 😀

    I love love love anything fresh tomato. I'll have a recipe on the living senses blog on Monday that is perfect! I eat a lot of tabbouleh (SO good). LOVE BLT's with soy bacon (morningstar farm – yum!). Just fresh slices, still warm from the sun/vine. Salad (I eat a LOT of salad).

    If I luck out and get a huge bumper crop, I'll probably make/can tomato sauce for Fall/Winter, but I'm not counting on having that many!

    What about you?

    OH, and I'm planning to keep the seeds for my two heirlooms and trying again next year. 🙂

  • Catherine Ivins June 19, 2010, 8:40 PM

    WOW! Mine are still the size of a marble! It's a beauty!

  • Brenda June 19, 2010, 10:51 PM

    I have a lot of green marbles, Cat! I just checked my red baby though … not ready yet! I'm getting very nervous – I'll be VERY upset if the critters beat me to my first tomato!!!

  • June Shin June 19, 2010, 10:57 PM

    That tomato is beautiful!

  • Summer June 20, 2010, 3:42 AM

    Yay! Just flowers here – sheesh!

  • Päivi, Lankakomero June 20, 2010, 2:35 PM

    What a tomato!

  • Brenda June 20, 2010, 4:01 PM

    Thank you, June, Summer and Päivi!

    I need to go out to check my tomato … I'm so impatient!

    😀

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