I have never grown tomatos from seed. I never really understood why I should do that when everyone was selling tomato plans as early as March.
Then my neighbour showed up with a package of heirloom seeds she ordered. She tried them last year and she succeeded! Some of her heirloom veggies were awesome!
Tomatos are a staple around our house. We eat them fresh off the plants in the summer, dried in various recipes if someone kind like my neighbour’s father-in-law brings some over, and even canned from the local supermarket all winter long.
But THESE tomatos, these heirloom ones, will be something alltogether different if I manage to raise them to fruit-bearning plants!
One type of seed that sprouted already in my makeshift, strawberry-container greenhouse, was the Sara Black tomatos. I have four tiny baby plants! Exciting, I tell you.
I’m hoping they will continue to thrive as we anxiously await spring to finally arrive.
If these seedlings develop and grow into actual fruit-bearing plants….
…then I hope to be eating fruit that looks like this: