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Old 6 Days Ago   #511
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5b Cherokee purple, Paul Robeson, Cherokee Carbon, Sungold that is taller than me (5'7) @eyegrotom (Thank you!)

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Looking good!
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I've got 83 tomato varieties in the garden this year plus some volunteers that I've allowed to survive. With multiples of some varieties it amounts to 100+ plants. The HM 1823 variety had such a sexy name I couldn't resist buying one from the local grocery store. It has produced loads of big tomatoes on a compact plant that are only a little better than grocery store stuff--hard, not much flavor but beautiful. I've used some in fresh salsa with lots of Creole Seasoning salt and it was still good (zingers like Red Boar were also in the mix). I don't think I'll be growing this one again.
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I'm posting a handful of pictures taken today of my Dwarf Caitydid, New Big Dwarf, Dwarf Sweet Sue, and Early Detroit.
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On Tomatoville is it Dwarfs or Dwarves? Which is correct (for tomatoes)?

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On Tomatoville is it Dwarfs or Dwarves? Which is correct (for tomatoes)?

Donna



Technically speaking, the plural of 'dwarf' is 'dwarfs'.



But if you're talking about the mythical creatures found in J.R.R. Tolkien books, Dungeons & Dragons games, or other fantasy creations, then you'd use 'Dwarves' as the plural.


As far as Tomatoville is concerned, I doubt anyone is going to get their knickers in a knot if someone uses either spelling (at least I hope that is the case).
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I'm Team Tolkien. I actually read The Silmarillion, a miserable experience.

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