Yesterday I picked the tomatoes that were ripe in the greenhouse. I always grow a lot of different varieties of tomatoes and when it looked at what I had gleaned, I was surprised at all of the different colors and shapes. In the box there are “early” tomatoes, elongated paste tomatoes, dark tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, and pinkish tomatoes. I have no idea of where that convoluted yellowish tomato came from, it doesn’t look like anything that I had purposely planted.
My grandparents and uncle owned a large greenhouse grew tomatoes commercially. As a kid I worked for them picking tomatoes in both the greenhouses and out in the field. I am sure that is part of the reason why I grow tomatoes every year, the other reason of course, is that I love the taste of a homegrown tomato.
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