I love growing tomatoes at the allotment. In the early years, I grew outdoor varieties with some success. In my second year, I had 16 plants (they all looked too good to throw on the compost heap!) and they all grew like crazy in the good weather. I was regularly taking home 2 full carrier bags of fruit. There was a lot of roasting, pureeing, souping and freezing that year! Not to mention startled neighbours!