I think it’s more than 20 years since I last planted tomatoes. It must have been in my second year when I was studying Agriculture in TEI of Heraclion. Since then many things have happened, among which the fact that I now live in a completely different country.
The idea to grow tomatoes in Prague was intriguing, so I got some Greek tomato seeds from my father, a small glass structure for the flat to pretend it’s a greenhouse, and put them there. Some (several) months later, I’m happily eating my huge tomatoes. No pesticides of course, and only a little bit of organic calcium to deal with calcium deficiency resulting to blossom end rot.
I had only half a square meter to plant some tomatoes; I put there 5-6 plants probably from 3 different varieties. Although the season is not over, I have already harvested 6 tomatoes. The smallest one so far is over 350 grams, with the biggest one being almost 700 grams. Not to talk about the taste! Talk about success…
I am eagerly waiting for the rest of the tomatoes to turn red and eat them. I have already started providing the neighbors and taking notes on what I can do better next year.