by A.J. Coltrane
Previous post here.
Lots of sun this week — we finally got a chance to have a “tomato tasting” get-together. The Tuesday harvest:
Thursday was more tomatoes and a colander full of tomatillos. The tomatillos are starting to drop off of the plant in earnest, which I’m assuming means they’re ready. A thick layer of Sun Golds is hiding under the other tomatoes:
It seems like the Sun Golds always look like this, no matter how many we harvest:
The only really large Tromboncino. We may be getting near “done”:
The “late” tomatoes are now ripening too. The first Romas:
Cherokee Purple (and Taxi):
It’s supposed to be cooler this week. (70’s and cloudy/light rain). I think fall is starting, so hopefully everything ripens quickly…. or else it’s just one of those years. There’s a reason basically all of our tomatoes varieties are “early”.
Visit Dave at Ourhappyacres, host of Harvest Monday.