I will be picking my first tomato (SunSugar) maybe today, and there is color
showing on the '4th of July' plant. Planted out last week of May, started
indoors second week of April. Held indoors far longer than I would have
liked due to miserable May weather, so they got a bit spindly but they
are extremely robust now, with lots of green tomatoes.
Pat in Plymouth MI ('someplace.net' is comcast)
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
NE Kansas here, picked our first Jetstar on the 5th, picked 20lbs the
9th, (got lots of plants). Planted May 7th.
On Sun, 10 Jul 2005 05:48:11 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org (Pat
I've got a few small tomatoes going, but nothing ready to turn red.
The plants I started from seed aren't nearly as tall as those from
The tomatoes I started in a bucket are doing ok, there's one fruit, but
many more blossoms. They weren't doing so well until a week ago when I
trimmed several of the weak-looking branches off. Now they're doing
much better. :-)
I'm in North East Arkansas and I am geting little Jelly Bean tomatoe
that are ripe. THe big ones aren't yet but there are lots of gree
ones. I have neighbors that have tons of ripe big tomatoes. But I kno
mine are coming
I live in Albany, NY. I picked my first smallish red tomato, June
10th. Beat last years first tomato by 10 days. Since about the 25th of
June, I have been picking about 1 pound/day. The variety I am picking
is called "subartic". I have raised beds on the back of my house
facing south. I started them March 1 and then put them outdoors in a
coldframe on April 15th. I am also picking the same variety from open
field plants I also put out April 15th using Wall o Water. I should
mention that I am using black IRT plastic mulch throughout.
On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 18:18:43 -0400, GA Pinhead
I have been picking tomatoes for over a week. I got my first full
sized tomatoes on July 6. I have already picked at least 18 pounds.
In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina
"Moral indignation is in most cases two percent moral, 48 percent indignation,
We didn't get our garden in until May 18th this year (global warming
my a**). Nothing even close to turning red right now.
But, oh boy, with 22 giant tomato plants out there, when they hit,
they're really gonna hit.
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