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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 68 Entries.
Friday, January 3 View Page
Pretty cool
 
Saturday, January 4 View Page
Only 2 plants this year so doing what i can to get this set in the rain
 
Monday, January 13 View Page
Didn't set. Shape isnt my favourite either.
 
Monday, January 13 View Page
Not sure whats wrong with my domingos but they have been throwing these unfused megas for the past 3 years
 
Saturday, January 18 View Page
Hmmm not yet
 
Saturday, January 18 View Page
Still small. Bottom leaves already showing a bit of deficiency
 
Saturday, January 18 View Page
They all decided to terminate themselves on the first truss though..
 
Tuesday, January 21 View Page
Looking very good
 
Tuesday, January 21 View Page
Finally a good stretch. Weather has been messing with the spray schedule recently.
 
Wednesday, January 22 View Page
Rain all night and most of the morning. A bit of dirty rain has coated some of the plants in reddish dust.
 
Wednesday, January 22 View Page
Excited for this one.
 
Wednesday, January 22 View Page
Gonna wash it off when i spray with copper tonight
 
Monday, January 27 View Page
Dont like the twisted stem on this one. Only half of it has opened so far
 
Monday, January 27 View Page
Dont like the twisted stem on this one. Only half of it has opened so far
 
Monday, January 27 View Page
Thursday to Sarturday is going to be hot. Really hope this one can make it
 
Tuesday, January 28 View Page
This one just set. Not too sure on this one though. Shape on the other side not very full cos the flower was weird.
 
Tuesday, January 28 View Page
I use a 128C Tuning Fork to pollinate. Gotta be careful not to scratch the stems though. Picture doesnt show it well but this mega is fattt...exactly the what im looking for.
 
Tuesday, January 28 View Page
Errr lets hope he makes it through this. 50% shade cloth on as usual.
 
Tuesday, January 28 View Page
The stem on this truss is bending hard.
 
Wednesday, January 29 View Page
4 DAP today. Convinced I can get a better one to set up higher and when temperatures are cooler. Started real late this year but theyre actually timed really well for fruits to grow through autumn...as long as i can keep diseases away.
 
Thursday, February 6 View Page
11 days old. This is the only tomato set so far. Growth is slow. Sprayed with mancozeb and sulfur mixture. Also, the megas in earlier entries all aborted.
 
Friday, February 7 View Page
Going to get a good watering tomorrow morning. Curled leaves are on the main stem that terminated itself.
 
Monday, February 10 View Page
A nice and even mega forming on a sucker. Plants look pretty healthy to me.
 
Monday, February 10 View Page
Day 15
 
Monday, February 10 View Page
Also on the same plant.
 
Tuesday, February 11 View Page
Went ahead and topped the plant.
 
Thursday, February 13 View Page
Darn it. Showing early signs of BER. Was growing pretty quick too. Timed the watering a few days before it set too in hopes it would prevent BER. Oh well....
 
Tuesday, February 18 View Page
Day 20something and 16 inches around. No expectations for this one.
 
Tuesday, February 18 View Page
Last mega of the season and best looking bloom by far on the second domingo plant...though the plant isnt looking too great from all the rain and wind.
 
Tuesday, February 18 View Page
Late season probably isnt the way to go around here. Two plants isnt the best idea either. Next season will be 12-15 plants.
 
Friday, February 21 View Page
Opened today.
 
Friday, February 28 View Page
Fat doubles look nice.
 
Tuesday, March 3 View Page
3 days old
 
Wednesday, March 4 View Page
Bunch of rain all night. Also grew a bunch over night by my standards. Its a little flat so lets hope it thickens up.
 
Wednesday, March 4 View Page
Bunch of rain all night. Also grew a bunch over night by my standards. It's a little flat so lets hope it thickens up.
 
Wednesday, March 11 View Page
12 days. Nice bottom terrible thickness. Currently looking like one of those costoluto tomatoes.
 
Wednesday, March 11 View Page
On the same plant is this. 16" currently
 
Tuesday, March 31 View Page
Picked this around two weeks ago.
 
Tuesday, March 31 View Page
This one was growing slowly but i let it off for a while because the bottom looks nice
 
Sunday, April 12 View Page
Ripening up
 
Thursday, April 16 View Page
4.04lbs Domingo. 22 1/3" circumference.
 
Sunday, September 27 View Page
Soil tested and amended on 29/08. Added gypsum, granulated humates and borax. Weekly application of inoculant + biostimulants up until day of transplant. Seedling on the right was started on 05/09 and is set to go in the ground mid October. On the left is the size I want them at at transplant time.
 
Friday, October 2 View Page
Getting ready.
 
Monday, October 12 View Page
Transplanting very soon. Will make sure to start them a couple days later next season.
 
Sunday, October 18 View Page
They went in on the 14th.
 
Saturday, November 7 View Page
Going to rip out the tomatoes and start all over again. Made some big mistakes.
 
Monday, November 9 View Page
The ones I didn't pull were on the drier side of the garden. Soil on the other side was cold and wet.
 
Monday, November 9 View Page
Here's a domingo
 
Friday, November 27 View Page
Round 2
 
Friday, December 4 View Page
8 days after transplant. The marks on the leaves are from leaf hoppers. There seems to be a lot of them this year.
 
Monday, December 7 View Page
Flowers starting to show up on the one plant I didn't pull.
 
Wednesday, December 9 View Page
13 days from transplant. Had a few cold wet days which turned them a little purple.
 
Saturday, December 12 View Page
A decent one
 
Saturday, December 12 View Page
And another similar looking one on the same plant
 
Saturday, December 12 View Page
And also another on the same plant. This one looks to be the biggest.
 
Saturday, December 12 View Page
Here's the plant
 
Wednesday, December 16 View Page
20 days from transplant. New growth is thin and soft from the heat.
 
Tuesday, December 22 View Page
Heavy rain last night.
 
Saturday, December 26 View Page
First truss Domingo mega
 
Saturday, December 26 View Page
No idea what this variety is. All 3 seeds that came from the packet grew 3 different looking plants.
 
Saturday, December 26 View Page
Another one off the same plant. A slow grower.
 
Sunday, December 27 View Page
Do tomato plants curl up before a storm or sudden weather change? All of mine decided to curl up around and cover up their flowers today.
 
Tuesday, December 29 View Page
Good blooms but unfavourable weather upcoming.
 
Tuesday, December 29 View Page
Another one.
 
Tuesday, December 29 View Page
And another.
 
Wednesday, December 30 View Page
These stay open for quite a while. It has been 5 days and it's still dropping a bunch of pollen.
 
Wednesday, December 30 View Page
Here is the condition of the plants. Stems started off a little thin but they're starting to thicken. I nip the bottom 4-5 suckers when they first appear but leave the following suckers to grow.
 
Wednesday, December 30 View Page
Here is a big zac. The oldest leaves have some purpling and yellowing from the colder weather when they were young.
 

 

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