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Old May 19, 2018   #166
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Carolyn, there is no need for you to buy tomato plants. You happen to be a global moderator at a place called "Tomatoville". There is no way that the citizens here would allow you to go a season without some heirloom tomato plants.
Just post in the 'Wanted' section your above story and many of us will be more than happy to send some plants your way. I bet that you get so many offers that you could pick and choose your varieties to grow.
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Old May 20, 2018   #167
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Carolyn, there is no need for you to buy tomato plants. You happen to be a global moderator at a place called "Tomatoville". There is no way that the citizens here would allow you to go a season without some heirloom tomato plants.
Just post in the 'Wanted' section your above story and many of us will be more than happy to send some plants your way. I bet that you get so many offers that you could pick and choose your varieties to grow.
It's already happened as I posted in several different threads here in the past 2 days., I ordered 2 of each variety for a total of 14 plants,I think. Freda picked them up 2 days ago, beautiful plants,and they are outside under the overhang from the roof but won't go out until early June. Four will go to David,one of my USPS delivery persons

The one called Cherokee Purple they said was an heirloom one, but fact is, assessment of gs alleles showed it wasn't 100 year sold as JD Green told Craig what JD had been told initially. And other one, a red beefsteak was called an heirloom,I went to the Bonnie website,checked it out and all it said was...does well in the NE.

In the past some tVille persons have mailed me plants,and that b/c I was having surgery and then to rehab. Craig L used to send me plants of the new Dwarf ones to see how they did up here, Nancy K used to send me plants of ones I didn't have, and Gardenmama sent me the same, ones she had but I didn't have.

And for all of them I sent back seeds for varieties they didn't have and I'm still doing that since I have trade situations set up with others.


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On Thursday I spent a lot of time shooting with my new camera. I shot one plant a second. How it looks indicate in the accompanying drawings.
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Man, those look good. I'm envious . . . and happy for you.
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Vladimir I Love both Gallego and Salobre, actually I didn't grow either one here at home but folks who participated in my earlier seed offers did.

Thanks so much for those seeds mentioned above but I still cannot locate any seeds of Bombeta and you know how much I love multifloras.

Now that you are back growing some Spanish varieties again, can I interest you in a trade? Bombeta seeds from you and Negro de Olmeda seeds from me from Paco in Spain.

And in General Discussion there's a thread about Kumato,aka Negro de Olmeda so you can read about it there.

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Vlad was good enough to send both Gallego and Salobre seed into Tormato's swap last year. I have both in the garden. They both make big, beautiful, round red tomatoes. Both are mid season, Gallego being a bit later. I would say both are on the mildly sweet side without much bite, very meaty but extremely juicy. All fruit picked have been between 1.25 to 1.75 lbs. The picture shows a big Salobre on the right.
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Vladimir I Love both Gallego and Salobre, actually I didn't grow either one here at home but folks who participated in my earlier seed offers did.

Thanks so much for those seeds mentioned above but I still cannot locate any seeds of Bombeta and you know how much I love multifloras.

Now that you are back growing some Spanish varieties again, can I interest you in a trade? Bombeta seeds from you and Negro de Olmeda seeds from me from Paco in Spain.

And in General Discussion there's a thread about Kumato,aka Negro de Olmeda so you can read about it there.

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Carolyn, of course I'll be happy, if you find some seeds of these Spanish tomatoes and send them to me.
I do not have Bombet seeds at this time, but I will sack the flowers and I will send you the seeds.
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