Thumb For Scale

I’ve been looking at several huge, huge, huge ….green tomatoes for the past few weeks, wondering if they’d ever ripen.

Well, they’re starting to turn a touch pink, but I just wanted to capture the size of these things today.

Maybe these are nothing new for old-hat tomato growers, but these are by far the biggest I’ve ever had in my own garden.

Thumb for scale, obviously:

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Daily Harvest – July 14, 2017

Surprise, it’s pumpkin season! Actually it’s not. In fact it’s about two months early.

But when pumpkin vines grow out of compost in early April, and don’t succumb to a late frost, I guess you get pumpkins in mid-July! These guys were thick-skinned and on vines that are struggling with borers and leaf diseases, so I figured I’d get them off now.

Also pictured: twelve green bean pods, two cucumbers, and a yellow squash.

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After the main photo, I found seven tomatoes hiding:

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