Close Shot Friday 060

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Fruits of the vine.

As I’ve hinted at strongly over the last weeks, I’m experimenting with a lot of container gardening this summer, which I’ve hashtagged #containerfarming #fromseed #burbville. Mostly, you’ll find that on my Instagram, as I haven’t had the time to put up the kind of post I want about it here. Yet.

This is the Chadwick’s Cherry Tomato. It’s from seed. Seed which I got from Edible Antiques. However, after it grew big enough, I planted it right in the ground. This is a high volume, disease tolerant, mold resistant, hardy plant. It sometimes goes by the name of Camp Joy.

So far so good. As you can see, it’s just beginning to show its fruit.

At the moment it stands 53 inches tall (135 cm). It started and remains in a classic tomato hoop, but it is also being supported by a 6-foot stake, and I’m thinking it’s going to need more.

I’m growing four varieties of tomatoes from Edible Antiques. The other three are: Cherokee Purple, Constoluto Fiorentino, and Dr. Carolyn.

Time will tell. Fingers crossed.

You can find Edible Antiques on Pinterest here, and on Twitter here.

And that’s how we’re rolling this Friday.

TGIF. You know what to do. Meet you in the bar in 3…2…1…

Elen