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The Great Tomato Challenge Continues

    Beef Steak Variety taken a week ago  A couple of months ago I announced my Great Tomato Challenge. Now here it is the end of August, a time when I usually have half dead tomato plants, and I've still got several healthy looking ones. I've even managed to harvest enough tomatoes for eating AND to make a small batch of salsa. I'm calling it a victory. But it's a victory that has been hard fought, and some varieties have fared much better than others. Here's a rundown of the challenges I've faced and the measures I've taken to reach this point.