Exactly five weeks ago today I posted a photo of my surprise tomato plant, a volunteer that started growing in the middle of a former olive oil barrel supplied by my friend Ed. Here is the plant thirty five days ago:
Here is the same plant today:
It is gigantic. I’m throwing a bunch of water at it but honestly, that’s about it. Look at how much it’s grown. It’s between four and five feet tall! I love surprises like this. I think this may be The Summer of Tomatoes.