Weeks ago, I ordered some seeds online. They
are varieties I can't find in my local shops. There
is a lemon cucumber, an interesting eggplant and
a tomato that is the size of a red current. You may
ask, why would you want a tomato the size of a red
current? I found this tomato plant a few years ago
at the annual plant sale of a local master gardener.
She always tries new things but last year she didn't
have any left by the time I got to the sale. The tiny
tom packs alot of punch. I would snack on them as
I was working in the garden and found they were
great to throw into a pasta salad or couscous and
they were an absolute surprise in egg salad. What
is great about them is the small size, the taste and
the fact that they are added whole to the salad and
they then do not add extra moisture to the dish.
Back when I had more time, I had my own
potting trays and grow lights, I would mix my
own potting soil mix, oh, those days are long
gone... So, I am trying one of these store bought
trays filled with peat pellets. I had to gradually
add 10 1/2 cups of water to make the pellets
enlarge. Then you drop the seeds into little
indents in the pellet and cover with the peat.
I thought they seemed awfully water soaked.
Well, I'll let you know if anything grows.