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Tomatoes in March

Posted by johnjsr 9A DeLand (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 25, 12 at 1:11

Of course the unusually warm winter gets the credit, along with the Stupice variety that I HAD to put in the ground on Feb 1st. I've never seen such a vigorous tomato. They are small, about 1 3/4 to 2", but have a nice tang that suits my taste. In the same bed I have some Paul Robeson not too far behind. Maybe the Eastern Europeans have something. I also have some Black Seamen that my neighbor gave me that have green tomatoes. This is why we came to Fl. john


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RE: Tomatoes in March

I'm jealous! I have flowers on my cherry toms and my romas, but no tomatoes yet. Hopefully in the next week or so I'll see some little greenies.


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Just this week I was able to pick 5 cherry tomatoes and put them on my salad. YUMMO! My roma's are a bit farther behind so I'm still waiting. Glad you're having such great success, John! Way to go!


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  • Posted by tomncath St.Pete-Z10A-Heat 10 (My Page) on
    Sun, Mar 25, 12 at 18:37

Glad you're doing so well John, I fear the same warmth that brought me a bumper crop in the fall/winter is going to do me in now. I'm not able to control the worms or TYLCV now, the curse of having a garden 8' from the water, no freezes in the winter but a warm spring is a bugfest! Keep us posted on how you do.

Tom


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I have a beefsteak that I planted in the fall that is still producing beautifully. And my spring maters plants are full of greenies! And just a few months ago, I was going to give up on tomatoes.

Becca


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