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For you Southerners this is no big deal. A red tomato on June 18. Unheard of here in Massachusetts except with extra effort. I started a few plants indoors in January. I have been eating cherry tomatoes for some time. But I put this Bid Dena outdoors when it was large and had blossoms and a few fruit. A more normal time for us is mid July. So this is a big brag up here.
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For you Southerners this is no big deal. A red tomato on June 18. Unheard of here in Massachusetts except with extra effort. I started a few plants indoors in January. I have been eating cherry tomatoes for some time. But I put this Bid Dena outdoors when it was large and had blossoms and a few fruit. A more normal time for us is mid July. So this is a big brag up here.View attachment 41433

for us it is usually mid-August or later, but we don't plant out until the end of May and the starts are not that big. if we took a few of the larger potted plants from the greenhouse we could get earlier tomatoes, but i'm busy enough here as it is, i don't really want things to be ready too early. like this year i had strawberries a bit earlier and still had planting to get done.
 

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for us it is usually mid-August or later, but we don't plant out until the end of May and the starts are not that big. if we took a few of the larger potted plants from the greenhouse we could get earlier tomatoes, but i'm busy enough here as it is, i don't really want things to be ready too early. like this year i had strawberries a bit earlier and still had planting to get done.
They definitely are not as prolific when I put out a big plant. Just enough for a salad and a sandwich. I will probably eat it today. I will report back with my critique.
 

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Pea First 13 from Burpee. This is the first time I have tried them and I am so impressed. It is claimed to be the first pea to give you up to 13 peas in a pod. One drawback is they are very short. We usually go for the 5-6 foot tall vines. No bending to pick. However these short vines are loaded with peas, and in a less fertile part of my vegetable garden.Not quite ready to eat. But they will be a repeat in my garden for next year.
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