Tomato in the snow?

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After a snowstorm, you expect to see scallions poking out the snow. You’re not even all that surprised to find snapdragons cheerily smiling at you. But a tomato plant should not be looking frisky when a couple inches of wet snow melts away. Nor should you be glimpsing red under the vines.

So you can imagine my surprise when I lifted up a tomato vine and found, not only two more green tomatoes, but a beautiful round red ripe one! Now that’s what I call a sheltered location!