A bit ago I posted about transplanting tomato plants from small to large pots. One of them in particular was not doing well. It sagged. It hung low. It looked poorly. I thought it would kick it. But check this out:
The plant on the left is the same one that was all droopy before. A little water, a little sun and bam! Healthy(ish) plant.
I still am not ready quite yet to pop them in the ground. Rain showers are forecast for the next four days. And it is cool. These puppies like it hot. Some time this week, hopefully, I will start exposing them to the outside air. They need to get some experience before they get to the work of growing tomatoes.
I am hopeful that we will get some fruit off these bad boys. If only it didn’t take so long. I suppose, however, that that is part of the joy of it–watching fruit burst from a tiny seed. So I can be patient, even though I can almost taste what will come. A juicy red slice on a hot summer day? Now we’re talking.