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Postby butterfly » Aug 17, 2008 6:00 pm

Keep growing and growing and more and more keep coming but no ripe ones yet
I am just frothing at the bit to eat one

Slurip!!!


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Re: My toms

Postby cyd170 » Aug 17, 2008 7:33 pm

You sound like me BF...I am out there every morning checking for ripe ones...can't wait much longer! Peas are done, well into the beans, and am now waiting on tomatoes & corn! Enjoy!!
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Re: My toms

Postby butterfly » Aug 17, 2008 8:27 pm

Lol,lol Yes cyndi

I am just anxious to eat them and I want them to be able to pick right off the vine

Not often I can pick and eat off the vine, we get frost too early

I always have to put them in brown papers bags and wait and wait again

I don't know of brown baging them if the flavor is the same as the vines or not I never have a chance to find out

I am assuming off the vines they are a lot nicer
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Re: My toms

Postby Lindamct » Aug 18, 2008 9:58 am

There was a year that I had so many tomatoes that there were several green ones just turning too. I wrapped each one individually in newsprint, stored them in a box for a few weeks or so. Opened up the box and they had nicely ripened! They did taste very good to my surprise. However you can't beat fresh off the vine!
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Re: My toms

Postby butterfly » Aug 18, 2008 4:37 pm

I normally do similar Linda but not newspaper

I find brown papers bags work the same tucked in a dark spot

I just looked at the plant

I have one just a tint of pink starting God smack me.!! lol,lol I just might be able to eat one end of this week, sometime, as we are supposed to get a really cold front move in over nite, dropping temps the"" high"" of 17 for the next 2 days and lots more heavy rain

Don't think they will ripen in that weather

Sniff sniff

Oh well maybe they will just taste better the longer I am""" forced to wait""
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