Today’s Pick of Tomatoes and Flowers

Can you smell “the scents from heaven” of freshly picked basil, our own garlic and our sweet/ripe thin-skinned tomatoes as they unhurriedly bubble together on the stove to become pappa al pomodoro for dinner tonight? Behind (because I don’t find the tall plants attractive) the house above, I planted six dahlias for cut flowers in the colors most suited to grace the …