Posts tagged “tomatoes

Tough Love for Tomatoes

Posted on July 16, 2013

Perhaps it was optimistic to plant so many tomato plants when all the community garden old-timers were predicting another hard year of blight.  No one harvested a single tomato last year they all said.  Blight wiped out everyone’s crops. They say luck favors the bold.  Or is it that you make your own luck?  Whatever the case, we have 35 tomato plants and more than half of them have set forth green globes.  I want tomatoes clear through to next summer, and I’ll do whatever it takes to make my babies as healthy as possible. If you swung by the gardens this morning, you might have seen me — er, scratch that — you might not have seen me crouched among my tomato plants,…