Jane's Delicious Garden Blog

Tomato time

Posted in Garden Diary by Jane Griffiths on the November 11th, 2008

I sowed tomato seeds indoors in July this year, with the feeling that our frosts were over early. I was right. These are the seedlings today:

I have a very uncommon tomato pest. My cat Sprocket loves eating tomatoes. I wouldn’t mind if she just ate one or two ripe tomatoes. But cats are colour blind. To test if they are deliciously ripe, she digs her claws into them. In the process, she wreaks havoc on all the green ones until she finds a ripe one, which she pulls off and munches. As she grows older, she is doing it less – thank goodness