• The Great Tomato Experiment

    Tomatoes have always been one of my favourite fruits. Little cherry tomatoes picked in the sunshine and eaten straight from the vine are simply THE best thing ever. So it was no surprise that these little bundles of tasty goodness made it on the the list of vegetables and fruit to grow at the allotment this year. However, I’ve not always found growing tomatoes to be a simple thing. Sometimes I’ve missed the sowing window and by the time they’ve developed fruits it’s autumn and there’s no chance of them ripening (hello green tomato chutney). On other occasions the pollination in the green house has been sketchy at best and…