Tag: tomatoes

I have nothing other than a photo of a pretty butterfly that found its way into my bedroom yesterday. It’s not quite as impressive as the hawk moth, but still magnificent in its own way! I’m only really sharing this because I liked the reflected light shining through its wings — the colour really shouldn’t be that vibrant! If you have a good monitor, or you get very close (don’t worry, no one can see you) you can see the…

As you know, I like to slack on weekends. It’s the only real way I have of preventing RSI in my fingers. Instead of writing, I usually resort to something else I rather enjoy: taking photos! So without further ado I give you the tomato update. I now have three tomatoes! THREE! And the first one (John, after the disciple) is now ORANGE! Which is odd, considering this variety is meant to be yellow when ripe — but maybe I’m…

I woke up this morning to the best kind of surprise — well, the best surprise a single man can wake up to, anyway. Er, apart from that. You’ll be glad to hear that after my woeful plea for help last week I did, um, nothing. I watered the tomato plants a little more, and I pulled off some of the poorly lower shoots, but I still haven’t pinched them out. So there. And, get this, I was rewarded with……

Evidence Admission A Description: Four healthy-looking tomato plants, a bit leafy, but nevertheless well-watered and left in a sunny place with plenty of air circulation. They even have a lovely view of the garden. Evidence Admission B Description: One sad, lonely and forlorn tomato. The only tomato. Many flowers… but only one tomato. It better taste good. If anyone has any tips on how best to make them pollinate… or perhaps just how best to enjoy my singular cherry tomato…