Posts Tagged ‘1st tomato of the season’


It’s been a cool and rainy week. It feels like an early taste of fall weather. Wait! It’s only the middle of August! Consequently, I haven’t spent much time in the garden lately, but I did notice a touch of colour peeking through the leaves of the tomato plants. When I checked on the tomatoes today, it was clear that these sunlovers are missing bright days. However, when I gave a few of the purple-topped tomatoes a gentle squeeze, they yielded more than most grocery store tomatoes do nowadays.


I picked a couple of the most promising and brought them in to try. I sliced them up, gave them a little sprinkle of salt and sampled the first tomato of the season. Mmmmm, delicious! So the first past the post in the ripe tomato sweepstake this year is…Blue Beauty!


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