The summer vegetable garden this year has been very productive and continues to do so into the beginning of September. Every day now my basket fills with my favourite tomatoes. I grow all of them from seed begun in April and initially they grow under fluorescent grow lights in the basement. Once I have transplanted them from their seedling trays into larger containers, I move them outside into a cold frame where they are finished until planted into the garden.
My favourites are: Sungold, Park's Seeds Whopper and the newest in my stable of likes, Black Cherry. They cross over to satisfy all one's tastes....Sungold, tender skinned, very sweet and juicy, and a beautiful orange colour; Whopper, ideal tomato slice size, good tasting and the perfect looking tomato with no black spot or disease; Black Cherry, although touted as a 'cherry tomato' it is a bit larger but still a 'pop in the mouth' or cut in half tidbit, sweet, juicy and a lovely jewel colour, again with no blemishes.