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Friday 6 September 2019
by Wulf
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Fruitful Day

We’re into peak tomato season. Here is Tuesday’s haul of “Orange Rapture” tomatoes and I think there will be more to pick tomorrow. This particular variety came from seed saved from a punnet of tomatoes purchased in a supermarket last … Continue reading

Saturday 2 March 2019
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Toms Away

I’ve started my tomato plants for 2019. Four varieties: Solanum lycopersicum ‘Ananas’ Solanum lycopersicum ‘Artisan Purple’ Solanum lycopersicum ‘Moneymaker’ Solanum lycopersicum ‘Orange Rapture’ I’ve grown the middle two before and both seem to be pretty dependable. ‘Orange Rapture’ is from … Continue reading

Wednesday 12 September 2018
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Seedtime

In the polytunnel, the tomatoes have been ripe for a few weeks now and I expect they will be going for another month or more. However, mid-harvest is a good time to get on with seed collection to get ready … Continue reading

Tuesday 17 April 2018
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Going to Seed

Most of the tomato seedlings I planted have germinated now, or at least the ones I saved myself. To be fair, the commercial packets were well past their sow-by dates so I’m not going to be too surprised or disappointed … Continue reading

Saturday 14 April 2018
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Down to the Garden Centre

After a week of constant cloud, frequent rain and low temperatures, today has sought to reset the balance towards the summery end of spring. This afternoon, after attending some of the fascinating lectures at the University of Oxford’s Natural History … Continue reading