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Old 08-19-2012, 02:22 AM   #311
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peekaboo, wondering how your garden has been doing lately, are you getting more 'maters? Mine have stopped producing for a couple of weeks now, I think it's just been too blasted hot.

Hi, Cheryl J; what tomatoes I have left are ripening slowly, and just hoping the animals don't get them before we do.
I had three big Rainbows that were almost ripe, and fastened plastic wrap around the cage so nothing could get to them....however, they somehow got underneath it and got them, anyway.

If your temps are too hot they won't produce, and/or blossoms will drop off, so maybe that's why they stopped. Ours did that too, but now that it's cooled down, they are blooming again. Hopefully, yours will too.
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Old 08-28-2012, 07:03 PM   #312
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I forgot to add the green beans, and we actually have double the amount of cherry toms. This is more than enough for 2 people! CWS and other large scalers, I don't know how you do it!
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:09 AM   #313
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I, too, have had a slow-down of tomatoes ripening, and think it was the secondary heat wave (we had an incredibly big one in July, then fall-like weather through the first weeks of August, and now back to normal August weather). It was funny because I had so many tomatoes early-ish in the season, then none. But looking out there I'll have a bunch of them again.
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I forgot to add the green beans, and we actually have double the amount of cherry toms. This is more than enough for 2 people! CWS and other large scalers, I don't know how you do it!
Wow, they all look lovely DL
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Thanks Kylie!
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Thanks Kylie!
I ate over a pound of orange cherry tomatoes yesterday...I couldn't stop! Roe's mom brought them to me.
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I ate over a pound of orange cherry tomatoes yesterday...I couldn't stop! Roe's mom brought them to me.
They're so good! I only grew 3 cherry tom plants, and they're really producing.
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Ang has so many tomatoes, she's telling people they can take Roe for a walk if they take a pound of tomatoes, too.
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Ang has so many tomatoes, she's telling people they can take Roe for a walk if they take a pound of tomatoes, too.
I have a feeling that's an easy sell!
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Hi, Cheryl J; what tomatoes I have left are ripening slowly, and just hoping the animals don't get them before we do.
I had three big Rainbows that were almost ripe, and fastened plastic wrap around the cage so nothing could get to them....however, they somehow got underneath it and got them, anyway.

If your temps are too hot they won't produce, and/or blossoms will drop off, so maybe that's why they stopped. Ours did that too, but now that it's cooled down, they are blooming again. Hopefully, yours will too.
Those critters will find a way, huh? Mine are for sure done for this year, peek. I got a good harvest while they lasted though, and will for sure do patios again next year, times three. They did so well I'm going to triple the amount.
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