Tomatoes (wild, and the more restrained)

I enjoyed a few hours at the allotment yesterday. My exuberant self-seeded tomato plant needed even more staking, I think I’ll have to get my tomato recipes out for the crop I am anticipating. I gave it a good feed of comfrey tea.  I have an inkling where the seed blew in from. My allotment neighbour has a fine cherry tomato plant that is trying to take over Brisbane a bit at a time. I think there lies this plant’s pedigree!

Mustn’t ignore my two Black Russian tomato plants. They do not have the personality of their wild cousin across the other side of the plot, but they have been quietly growing away and I noticed yesterday that I have two tomatoes on one of the plants. Next time I go to the allotment I’ll cover them with one of the fine net bags I have made. Let’s hope the fruit fly hasn’t been there already.

And because I cannot resist snapping the flowers around the farm. Here is another one …

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