I had six cherry tomato plants in the garden which produced more tomatoes than I knew what to do with. They were supposed to reach a maximum height of 6o inches but in fact, they grew over the top of the fence which is 8 feet tall. They produced so many tomatoes that the ground below them is constantly littered and still I get a colander full each day.
The regular tomato plants, all picked out deliberately and carefully with much thought about their different attributes, (Early Girls, Beef Steaks, and a heritage variety supposed to be wonderful for cooking) all turned out to be exactly the same kind. They too produced prolifically and the plants are still hanging with green tomatoes. Continue reading “using up the harvest: baked cherry tomatoes and feta”