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19 Aug 18 Jane (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hello. On Saturday I had a nice round red tomato. I thought, 'I'll pick that tomorrow,' and promptly forgot about it. Last night (Sunday) I was out late after dark checking my vege gardens. I remembered the tomato and lo and behold, you guessed it - Gone! Who or what could have relieve me of my tomato? The garden in question is fully fenced. About 4' high or so. Thank you in advance, Jane :(
20 Aug 18 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Sounds like someone took it. Should have picked it Sat - they will ripen up inside once they start showing some colour.
31 Aug 18 Jane (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Mike, yes. That's what I thought... I took yr advice and pick them as soon as I see them start to ripen now. (Can they be picked green to ripen indoors?)
14 Sep 18 Mike (Australia - temperate climate)
They need to start to change colour before picking. Best to leave on as long as possible if you can.
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