Although the internet can do many things, it still can't make green tomatoes turn red so we can't offer you that sort of help. I can reassure you, though, that your tomatoes sound pretty normal to me. Waiting for a tomato to ripen is in the same league as waiting for a pot of water to boil: the more you watch it, the more time it seems to take. At this point in the process, the only things that will help are sun, warmth and patience. Next year, however, you can take another look at the varieties you're planting. If you didn't plant a cherry tomato this year, put that on your list for next year as smaller tomatoes ripen earlier and help you bide the time while waiting for your larger ones to ripen. You can also look into varieties that are known to ripen earlier. And if all else fails, there are some great ways of preparing of green tomatoes! Photo credit: Bob Franklin
I have green tomatoes still. Can anyone help me with this? I planted them outside on June 2 and still have nothing to show for it except tennis ball sized green tomatoes! Help!
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