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Giant Tomato.

This is the largest tomato we have ever grown. It weighs 2lbs 4ozs. The variety is Hillbilly, obtained from Brown Envelope Seeds in Cork. It originated in Virginia, USA (not Cavan). What to do with it? I think a chutney or pasta sauce.

Spring is here, Summer can’t be far behind.

  Yesterday the first lettuces were planted out. These were first sown in seed trays then transplanted into individual modules when they had their first couple of leaves. Transplanting gives better stronger plants before being placed in the earth. Lots of flowers have been sown and these have all come on well. Sunflowers, cosmos, marigolds and […]