Goodies from the Garden

Gardening by Osmosis

As if world problems aren’t bad enough, now my tomatoes have issues. Just as the bacon and lettuce were in place on my sandwich the first red tomatoes on my beefsteak plant greeted me with a scowl.

The leathery scars near the blossom end caused me to wonder what I had done wrong.

Maybe it was the cold temperatures when the tomato blossoms were setting fruit. This disorder is referred to as Catfacing. Thank goodness my kittens are not that ugly but I sliced the tomato anyway and the condition didn’t seem to affect the taste.

There are other diseases and disorders that can effect the fruit and f...

 

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