Finally! Two beautiful, ripe tomatoes from our garden. There’s nothing as good as just-picked tomatoes still warm from the sun. These were gobbled up moments after I took this photo. Yum!

Actually, these are tomatoes #3 & #4. The very first two tomatoes had blossom end rot, making them inedible for us, but the birds enjoyed them. After watering with a solution of Epsom salt and water, we haven’t had any more blossom end rot.

Here’s something fun: We’ve got bok choi and romaine lettuce growing in our kitchen garden window. I cut off the bases of several bunches of each, placed them in water, and now new bunches are growing. Aren’t they cute? Give it a try!

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I did the same thing with green onions and have had a continuous supply of them for several months now. Who knew?

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2 responses to “Tomatoes!

  1. Very cool. I’ll have to learn how to grow all these for myself at some point.

    • wanderingseniors

      It’s not too hard and I’ll probably have organic heirloom seeds of all kinds on hand to send to you (I plan on trying my hand at seed saving).

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