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Tomatoes Taking Over

June 30, 2015

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Just looking back through photos, I am shocked at just how much everything has grown, how quickly, too.

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Waiting & waiting for the tomatoes to decide to make fruit & ripen. Well, the wait is over!

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With a no-till, raised bed garden, I tightly placed plants to keep weeds down & make harvesting easier. Uh oh! The tomatoes are very happy in their rich soil & have spread toward the barrier fence, into the squash, overtook the sweet onions & then collapsed in the rain last week!

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What was supported by tomato cages fell over uprooting the cages. What was not supported has stretched out on the ground sending new roots down.

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DH helped me right & replant the cages. I still have to crawl under the plants to harvest cocktail tomatoes, Roma tomatoes & Big Boys, but that’s okay.

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Along with the jalapeño peppers, garlic & yellow onions growing, I will be canning my salsa, which I haven’t done in 2 years! Yum & yum again!

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By the way, photos are not color enhanced.

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