Saturday, November 19, 2011

Tomato Facts

Yes, I eat food other than fish. I am an omnivore (so are rats, cockroaches and pigs). This is my very first crop of tomatoes from the veggie patch that Loani the Fabulous (LTF) had built for my last birthday. Also in the patch are Vietnamese mint, normal mint, flat-leaf parsley, Thai basil, Greek basil, stawberries. capsicum and passionfruit.

The tomato plants were looking decidedly Jack-and-the-beanstalk-ish, so trimmed the tops, took off new flowers, et voila, tomatoes started to ripen. (Turns out there is more to tomato growing than sticking them in the ground and harvesting lovely plump fruit some weeks later ... Tomato

Heading for a salad to accompany the next fine fish dish. Spring has sprung.

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