Cherry Tomatoes in July

As the tomatoes start ripening, I’m pleased to see that we’ve grown a range of different colours, particularly in the cherry varieties. The standard and beefsteak tomatoes are yet to really start doing anything but here’s a picture of the varieties we picked today. The only new ones for this year are the Dancing with…… Continue reading Cherry Tomatoes in July

July 2020: First Tomatoes ripening

I’m not sure if its just because we are in partial lockdown (we were partially freed yesterday but that doesn’t make me want to go out unnecessarily) but I think I’m watching the tomatoes more closely than usual. Whilst the weather hasn’t been the best, there are signs that the crop will start soon. These…… Continue reading July 2020: First Tomatoes ripening

2020 Tomatoes Sown

After Tuesday’s indecision as to what to sow, today (despite the wind and rain) I spent some time in the greenhouse sowing my tomatoes which are now on top of the cupboards in the kitchen (a warm place). My final set was: Ailsa Craig, Bloody Butcher, Blue Ambrosia, Brad’s Atomic, Brown Berry, Crimson Crush (Cloudy…… Continue reading 2020 Tomatoes Sown

Tomato Oleron Yellow

A Yellow cherry open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Oleron Yellow is a medium sized, pale yellow cherry tomato with an excellent sweet taste, one of the best yellow tomatoes we have tasted. Collected from the French island of Oleron where they have been grown for “hundreds of years”, they were put on one…… Continue reading Tomato Oleron Yellow