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Old April 2, 2015   #1
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Hi,

I don't know about you all, but I LOVE seeing pictures of tomato plants and tomato seedlings.
Please don't be stingy and start sharing what your tomato plants look like. I will upload pictures of all my tomato plants clinging to some pale sun rays from my main windows.
I get such a kick from seeing tomatoes grow that I want to share with everybody how my plants are doing. Some of you old timers are probably tired of this, but I am not.
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Old April 2, 2015   #2
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Hi,

I don't know about you all, but I LOVE seeing pictures of tomato plants and tomato seedlings.
Please don't be stingy and start sharing what your tomato plants look like. I will upload pictures of all my tomato plants clinging to some pale sun rays from my main windows.
I get such a kick from seeing tomatoes grow that I want to share with everybody how my plants are doing. Some of you old timers are probably tired of this, but I am not.
I agree, mouka

Recently I started a thread about it . But then some members either cannot post/upload pictures or are not a big fan of pictutures.
TO EACH HIS OWN.

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Old April 2, 2015   #3
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Here are mine in the box I built to prepare them for the outdoors. They need about another five days and they'll be ready.
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Btw.. the long leggy ones were doing great until I put them in the garage for cold treatment. They took off with growth even under lights. Seems like I was having to move the lights up daily to keep the plants out of them.
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Peppers. They need to go out soon. They've outgrown their cups and it's too close to plant out time to transplant them. Just gave them a tablespoon of Epsom per gallon of water. Guess I'll see what happens.
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You have nice pepper plants, stainless.
Mine are about the same size ... some have pods, some have flowers and some just budding. I have to baby them maybe another 10 day and then take them out for spring training.

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looking good cenral texas,my first tomatoe of the year is cherokee purple grafted
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Old April 3, 2015   #10
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ok, if you want to see seedlings, here are some of mine:

the late varieties




the blue varieties:



two of three plants of Searching for the blue zebra are VERY purple! they are all quite blue but this is because of the cold. but those....wow...



the dwarf section:



and some very different leaf types:
top left Margaret Curtain
top right Vintage Wine
bottom left unknown I call it Joseph micmac
bottom right Lithium Sunset

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Pimpinellifoliums under LED light.
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Here are some pics.

I uploaded from my phone and couldnt see well enough to label them.
1. Opalka grafted on Big Beef
2. Spudokee grafted on Big Beef
3. Repeat of 1 for some reason
4. Lil lucky
5. Eggplant "Rosita"
6. Satsuma flowering
7 Sweet onion with mustard in the middle
8. Canary melons under black plastic. Cantalopes behind me but a bit smaller.

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Here are mine in the box I built to prepare them for the outdoors. They need about another five days and they'll be ready.
Those are gorgeous plants. Congratulations. I am certain that your tomatoes harvest this year will be fantastic.
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Peppers. They need to go out soon. They've outgrown their cups and it's too close to plant out time to transplant them. Just gave them a tablespoon of Epsom per gallon of water. Guess I'll see what happens.
There are several threads about the benefits of Epsom salt. I would love to hear from you how it went.
Your peppers look nice by the way. I wouldn't worry about some of the leaves yellowing, it's just they need to go into the ground very soon.
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looking good cenral texas,my first tomatoe of the year is cherokee purple grafted
I am so jealous, you have your tomatoes already in the ground. How nice!
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