Friday, September 9, 2011

A Bountiful Harvest

We had a terribly wet spring with flooding. Then it turned abominably hot. I suspected that my four tomato plants wouldn't do much. But I picked this whole bowl of ripe red ones after work recently:

I've tried the heritage varieties but didn't think much of them. Now I buy the big hybrids. They grow well, produce like gangbusters and sure do taste good:

If four plants can provide this constant stream of ripe tomatoes, I am thrilled. And they've been producing like this for weeks and weeks now. There's an abundance of green fruit ripening each day to replace those which I pick. I think the composted cow manure is working its magic:

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