Green Thumb Sunday

Sunday, March 18, 2007
Brandywine tomato seedlings... stretching toward the eventual two slices of bread and a thick slathering of mayonnaise. I'm dreaming of fresh tomato sandwiches.

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9 Comments:

Anonymous jean said...

I read your post and my mouth watered - that is absolutely my favorite sandwich. mmm

Wishing you happy days ahead

11:04 AM  
Blogger Ed Bruske said...

Christa, what kind of luck have you had with Brandywine tomatoes?

5:00 PM  
Blogger Christa said...

Ed,
We've had good luck with them in the past couple years -- always grown from seed. We didn't get an abundant crop last year, most likely because we had the plants too close together and I think they were too crowded. But the ones we got were great. They're always our favorite for sandwiches.

6:07 PM  
Blogger Carol said...

I love Brandywine tomatoes, and having a slice so big it covers the whole piece of bread. Why am I suddenly hungry?

7:23 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

I love the look of these healthy little seedlings ... you'll have to take photos regularly so we can watch their progress.

9:01 PM  
Blogger Lynn said...

oh I am weaping for green!

mine is up

2:40 AM  
Blogger Rosengeranium said...

It's a great photo! I wish I had your camera! My turnip seedlings are in the same stage, so I guess we both have to wait for our favourites.

4:26 AM  
Blogger Ed Bruske said...

I think everyone last year had some kind of trouble with tomatoes. My farmer friends tell me it was the torrential rains in June...

12:22 PM  
Blogger Ottawa Gardener said...

My brandywine seed was too old to germinate this year (serves me right for not saving seed) but it did well last year. I notice that it's a bit prone to blossom end rot from calcium deficiency due in our case to heavy rains, but that resolved when the weather moderated and they weren't bad at all.

2:05 PM  

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