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Mmm first tomato harvest

Sunday, 18 Dec 11 Rainy 18°C / 64°F

I picked and ate my first tomato today, a ripe Sweet’n’Neat cherry. This particular fruit was way ahead of the rest, but now lots have set. It’s a flavourful yellow variety of decent(cherry) size, if my first tomato is anything to go by
Everything has had another spurt, and the zucchinis look to be starting to bud. The Red Robin Cherry toms are ripening well, the Moneymaker Tomatoes are setting, and the capsicum are flowering. Having not floated away in the heavy rain we’ve had, they’re all flourishing. I have been given peas and dwarf bean seeds. The dwarf beans can go in soon, but it’s not time for peas yet. My lettuce greens have bolted, it’s time I pulled them out, and as soon as the weather clears, I will.

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Day 55

Tomato 'Moneymaker'

Solanum lycopersicum

Flowering
Day 71

Lettuce

Lactuca

Dying
Day 53

Zucchini

Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica

Budding
Day 61

Capsicum "Target"

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

Flowering
Day 67

Cherry Tomato Birdie Red Robin

Solanum lycopersicum

Day 53

Cherry Tomato 'Sweet and Neat'

Harvesting

Comments

  • anelson

    anelson wrote:

    lucky!

    Posted on 18 Dec 11 (almost 3 years ago)

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