Gardners out there?

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    Just picked my first white half runner beans yesterday.
    Also summer squash and taters.
    Radishes and lettuce about gone.
     
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    I love Brandywine tomatoes. The smell that clings to your hands after picking them is wonderful.
     
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    I have never tried or seen brandywine tomatoes as far as I know.
    How are they for eating?
     
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    They are an Heirloom tomato. Look for them or if you cant find them order them.

    Its large red irregular tomato. So if you looking for a perfect round tomato its not for you. Low acid wonderful flavor! I make canned sauce with them. Half roma for body and the brandywine's for flavor.
     
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    Thanks for the info I will look for them.

    I currently just have about 12 beefsteak and 25 Rutgers plants with a couple of cherry tomatoes. I prefer the non hybrid varieties.
     
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    uscitizen, how could anyone in the US be harvesting potatoes in June?
     
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    Small new potatoes. My potatoes are waay ahead of everyone elses. I planted them last year.

    I Plant whole left over russet potatoes late in the year when the ground gets cold.
    As soon as it warms up they come up.
    Mine have already been thru the bloom cycle a couple of weeks ago.
     
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    It's cold here. I have tomatoes and basil in a garden window, the only possibility for growing them. We have lettuce ready, cabbage thriving, cilantro reseeded, parsley patch, lots of German Chamomile, green onions, perennial herbs... Waiting for yellow wax beans to sprout.

    Looks like a good fruit crop this year with apples, cherries, plums, raspberries and currants thriving.
     
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    Zowie, that is cool. Do they taste different from store bought?
     
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    I am going to sneak up into your garden and rob you! Sounds yummy!
     
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