Look! Something's Happening On Our Tomato Plant

Take a look at our little tomato plant. Notice anything different? No? Take a closer look...

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Our tomato plant is practically exploding with baby green tomatoes! We look and look and look some more - they're everywhere, like tiny green bubbles ballooning on the end of every stem.

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Some are no bigger than a pea; others are nearly as big as a ripe cherry tomato, and there are still yellow buds promising yet more green fruit to come.

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This is a Tumbler container tomato plant - we highly recommend it. It doesn't need staking and it grows low, like a bush. But it's very sturdy, and as you can see, we expect a bumper crop of small tomatoes rather soon!

Related: Garden Solutions: Cheap and Creative Planters for Tomatoes, Strawberries, and Beans

(Images: Faith Hopler)

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.