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    Not really.


    Just got done eating some bing cherries, boy I love those! Had corn on the cob again last night. The only thing missing is home grown tomatoes. I have a pic of my plants so far, but it's not loading for me on here, I need advice on what to do next with them from you growers. If it works this year, it will be SO nice to go outside and pick some tomatoes right off the plant! :eusa_pray:


    On here because I'm avoiding doing housework. :evil: How does a 2 bedroom condo have so much crap? Thowing out or Goodwill'ing a lot of stuff.

    It's around 77 here, sunny and beautiful, later I will go for a walk, then go work out. Maybe the pool tomorrow.

    Anyone selling any gold for extra money? I heard it's at an all time high.
     
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    Use lots of compost and trim the growth that sprouts between the main stalk and the horizontal branches or you'll end up with too much plant and too many blooms and smaller tomatoes. A few years ago, I was able to grow Beefsteak tomatoes that were about 2 pounds each. One slice was enough to make a sandwich. Nothing tastes like a homegrown tomato right off the plant.
     
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    Bing cherries have quite the tasty! What parts are you from that you get to enjoy corn on the cob now? We don't get to enjoy it for another 6 wks or so; same with the good tomatoes. (I'll only buy from the local farm stands, the corn and toms in the store are yucky).
     
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    We signed up for a full share of a CSA. We will be having scads of vegetables all summer long.

    Wretched farts here we come!
     
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    Indiana, corn country.

    Yeah, I have to buy my tomatoes from the stands too right now, but they are not Indiana tomatoes, they are from Tenn. and more southern states.

    I swear, I could eat homegrown tomatoes all day, every day.
     
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    I put a slice or two of tomato on bread with mayo and salt and pepper. Yum.
     
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    How do you prepare your corn?

    I love tomatoes when they are fresh picked - same day. But I have grown very wary of store bought tomatoes after popping in a few too many grape tomatoes that are a little spoiled.
     
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    We get Silver Queen white corn boiled in water with a little sugar and milk.

    It'll give you new religion.
     
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    I boil it because I don't have a grill. Care told me a way to microwave it, I keep forgetting to do it that way.

    Yeah, nothing worse then biting down on a spoiled tomato! :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

    I am going to try to get this pic of my plants on here again, I need to know if I should put them outside, they are still in the house. I started them from seed.
     
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    Sugar and Milk? How much?

    What's it do for the flavor of the corn?
     

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