Tag Archives: tomatoes

I made a mistake

Yesterday the blog post showed you a bench load of beautiful tomatoes. I made a mistake. K did not grow them. K says ‘those photos of tomatoes I sent you were not my tomatoes! hahah I wish – I’m not … Continue reading

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Growing varieties of tomatoes

In her garden fellow RTBG volunteer K grows an impressive range of tomatoes.  The harvest has been extraordinarily successful this year. I am sure you noticed the variations in size, shape and colour of these fruits.  Probably, like me, you … Continue reading

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Seed-collecting

At the end of 2017 I planted a punnet of the flowering plant Cosmos. They reared themselves in early 2018 and were a pleasure to behold. I didn’t grab them out when they died only ages later. By that time … Continue reading

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RTBG – the produce gets picked

First one fellow volunteer sent me an email exclaiming ‘Adam has sent a Patch tomato update…. amazing!’ Then a phone message was left for me from another ‘Did you get Adams photos? All those tomatoes!!!’. Adam is the Coordinator of … Continue reading

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Not the RTBG but another garden

One of my fellow volunteers at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) sent me an email yesterday (Thursday) and remarked “ I know I’m not the only one missing our day at The Patch today, so very much.”  R continued “I … Continue reading

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Green tomato sauce

I keep giving you recipes with green tomato sauce.  Where did that sauce come from? A few mornings ago I set out to make green tomato relish. However, after much boiling and the addition of cornflour the mix failed to … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 28 February 2020

I knew I had personal jobs to do at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) not just volunteering in the Food Garden: Once there I purchased a tiny tubed Chinese paper bush (Edgeworthia) for a friend (long term blog readers … Continue reading

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