Eager to grow tomatoes? Me, too. This kind is called “Mortgage Lifter,” supposedly because the grower sold enough of them to pay off his $6,000 mortgage back in the 1940s. Nowadays, the payoff is the size and flavor of the tomatoes.

Eager to grow tomatoes? Me, too. This kind is called “Mortgage Lifter,” supposedly because the grower sold enough of them to pay off his $6,000 mortgage back in the 1940s. Nowadays, the payoff is the size and flavor of the tomatoes.

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