Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
why does our tomato taste watery? Toplef10why does our tomato taste watery? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

why does our tomato taste watery? I22gcj10why does our tomato taste watery? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
why does our tomato taste watery? Toplef10why does our tomato taste watery? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

why does our tomato taste watery? I22gcj10why does our tomato taste watery? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Cover Crops to Kill Nematodes
by dstack Today at 2:30 pm

» Question about replenishing squares after harvest
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:01 pm

» N&C Midwest—June 2024
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 4:04 pm

» Howdy from San Diego, CA
by Scorpio Rising 6/14/2024, 8:13 pm

» Turan's Garden Western Mountains and Plains
by Turan 6/13/2024, 3:33 pm

» My NWA garden
by Guinevere 6/13/2024, 11:13 am

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by Turan 6/13/2024, 10:45 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising 6/13/2024, 8:49 am

» creating grids
by plantoid 6/13/2024, 6:42 am

» SFG jOURNEY-What's Hiding in your organic fertilizer
by has55 6/13/2024, 12:40 am

» Got zucchini? Toot your own horn!
by MrBooker 6/12/2024, 5:19 pm

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 6/12/2024, 1:52 pm

» Ohio Gardener's Greenhouse
by has55 6/12/2024, 1:17 pm

» New SFGer from Perth Australia.
by sanderson 6/8/2024, 3:23 am

» National Gardening Week?
by Scorpio Rising 6/5/2024, 11:17 am

» Do raspberries have special needs?
by donnainzone5 6/4/2024, 5:12 pm

» What tiny monster is this?
by OhioGardener 6/3/2024, 1:19 pm

» Can I sew row cover material?
by sanderson 6/2/2024, 11:54 pm

» Garden Bells! Hoe! Hoe! Hoe!
by Scorpio Rising 6/1/2024, 2:21 pm

» vermiculite vs. perlite
by PVPind 5/31/2024, 3:33 pm

» Birds of the Garden
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/31/2024, 1:28 am

» DIY Tomato Trellis for Birdie's Tall Raised beds
by DuluthLori 5/30/2024, 3:12 pm

» Dealing with Critters in Garden
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/28/2024, 10:32 pm

» N & C Midwest—May 2024
by Scorpio Rising 5/28/2024, 8:53 pm

» Frequency/amount to water
by lisawallace88 5/28/2024, 8:07 am

» Help me correct my mistakes for next year please
by donnainzone5 5/27/2024, 8:04 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 5/27/2024, 7:15 pm

» Anyone know about growing plumeria ?
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/27/2024, 1:54 pm

» What do I do with tomato plants?
by sanderson 5/27/2024, 1:47 pm

» Memorial Day
by sanderson 5/27/2024, 1:00 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

why does our tomato taste watery?

+2
jcpen
FamilyGardening
6 posters

Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  FamilyGardening 8/5/2011, 12:37 pm

I really dont want to complain....and hate posting this question.....yet...i want to learn more about the tomato so here it goes....

We are so thrilled to have eaten our very first ripe tomato from our garden....it was very pretty, large (11 oz) with no flaws at all....i was amazed at how pretty and meaty it was on the inside....i dont think i have ever had a meaty tomato before....

why does our tomato taste watery? 08_04_15

the taste though was really watered down.....not to much sweetness to it....we picked it yesterday after noon and ate it right away.....could that be the problem?...should we have waited and picked it in the morning?

why does our tomato taste watery? 08_04_16

we bought the tomato as a little seedling from our childrens school plant sale so all we know is it was labled Rainbow.....the plant is small yet has about 12 different size fruits on it....i did have to cut off some leaves yesterday that were looking a bit bad...other then that...its grown well...and then kinda stop growing in height and just kept putting on fruit....

why does our tomato taste watery? 08_04_17

we are saving the seeds....not sure if it was a hybred or not...the seeds are really tiny and there didnt seem to be very many.....

hugs

rose
FamilyGardening
FamilyGardening

Female Posts : 2424
Join date : 2011-05-10
Location : Western WA

Back to top Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty Re: why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  jcpen 8/5/2011, 12:39 pm

to much water before harvest
avatar
jcpen

Male Posts : 16
Join date : 2011-08-04
Location : mid atlantic

Back to top Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty Re: why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  FamilyGardening 8/5/2011, 1:01 pm

oh...good to know...the plant is in a self water container...but...i did the night before give it a top drink....



thanks

rose
FamilyGardening
FamilyGardening

Female Posts : 2424
Join date : 2011-05-10
Location : Western WA

Back to top Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty Re: why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  camprn 8/5/2011, 1:06 pm

To me this tomato looks under ripe. Let the next one get really red and see if there is difference. Just my$0.02. By the way, Congratulations on your tomatoes! Very Happy

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



why does our tomato taste watery? WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 61
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty Re: why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  BackyardBirdGardner 8/5/2011, 1:09 pm

I have also read that applying a tablespoon of Epsom Salt around the base of the plant, just as the first flowers show, will improve the taste of the fruits. Somehow, it's supposed to sweeten them up.
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 50
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty Re: why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  Squat_Johnson 8/5/2011, 4:31 pm

They are very similar to peaches and nectarines, in that a bit too early, and not so much flavor. Some of the tastiest ones are actually over-ripe (or rotten on one end). I cut them in half standing in the garden, eat a bite of the good half. I have started picking earlier, and ripening on a shelf. Let them get soft to the touch. Not like anything you buy at the store. Those are bred to have thick skins and are yuck.
Squat_Johnson
Squat_Johnson

Male Posts : 440
Join date : 2010-05-25
Location : Beaver Dam, Kentucky, zone 6a

Back to top Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty Re: why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  shannon1 8/6/2011, 3:28 am

It is most likely just the variety. I will be interested how the others taste if the same then it's the variety for sure. I grew 4 different ones this year and they all tasted different.
shannon1
shannon1

Posts : 1697
Join date : 2011-04-01
Location : zone 9a St.Johns county FL

Back to top Go down

why does our tomato taste watery? Empty Re: why does our tomato taste watery?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum