The Tomato Diaries: #1

February

The first tomato seeds have been sown. I chose these two only because the packets were already opened and there weren’t many seeds left in either, so it doesn’t really matter if they fail to germinate as I will sow more seeds in a couple of weeks.

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Six on Saturday: 5 December 2020

Hello December. I wonder what you have in store for us, weatherwise, this month? Rain, rain and more rain by the look of it so far! Too wet to go outside and tidy the borders (that’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it).

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With my Cupani sweetpeas growing too well, I’ve given most of them a gentle trim. Fingers crossed I haven’t killed them.

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The Final Tomato Diaries: 2020

With some progress on ripening tomatoes indoors (they need heat not sunlight), and with arctic weather and strong winds on 25 September, I thought it would be better to gather in ALL my unripe tomatoes and bring them into the house, rather than risk losing them.

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