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Friday 4 October 2019
by Wulf
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Time to Trim Tomatoes

I’m still getting a decent harvest of tomatoes (another 1.2kg of ‘Orange Rapture’ today) but I’m beginning to increasingly cut back the foliage. Fresh flowers probably aren’t going to turn to fruit in the remaining season and even small, green … Continue reading

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

Thursday 21 March 2019
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Sprung

By every reasonable measure, spring has arrived. I tend to work by a simple, month based definition, where March is early spring, April mid-spring and May late spring. However, we’ve also passed the spring equinox, blossom is blossoming, buds are … Continue reading

Friday 15 March 2019
by Wulf
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On the Money?

Of the tomato seeds I set going at the start of the month, I’ve had generally excellent germination rates. Almost every seed has come up and true leaves are beginning to show … for three of the four varieties. The … Continue reading

Saturday 2 March 2019
by Wulf
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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