It seems the trend in tasteless vegetables and fruit is becoming prevalent particularly in the major supermarket chains and there are reasons why blandness is the new era of retail fruit and veg.

I love tomatoes – I really do. This post is about tomatoes and is also one of my very first blog posts on the internet ever.

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  Mark Valencia — Hi Lily, this wet season around SEQLD has been awful! If you live in the subtropics you can almost give-up trying to grow large tomato varieties through summer it's just too humid, wet, and fungal. Now (coming into winter for the subtropics)is the time to get some large variety tomatoes going - try ......
  Lily — I wasn't so pleased when I read 'tomatoes are so easy to grow'. Is it the right time to plant seeds? (Mar/April)or should I wait until Spring? My plants always wilt (except for the prolific cherry tomato plant)and on average produce one tomato (yes you read right). If it's a good time to plant, I'll......

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