Tuesday, March 15, 2011

What a Difference

I planted two container tomatoes in late January. They should by now be gigantic, but instead have been far outstripped by three other plants that were put in a month later. The only variable was where they were purchased.

Picture taken March 3. Note the two yellowish, sad-looking tomatoes (top middle and top right).

Picture taken today. The two big-box-store tomatoes continue to look peaked (top middle and top right), while my local nursery-bought tomatoes prosper. You be the judge.

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