Instead of planting cherry tomatoes, I opted for grape tomatoes in my garden this year. The oblong, bite-sized fruits are sweet, and the plants are exceptionally prolific. A good choice for limited space, or a container garden. Pictured: halved and tossed with chevre, black pepper, slivered basil, and a tiny bit of balsamic vinegar. Also great pressed into focaccia dough, atop pizzas, or eaten directly off the plant.
Will you please come and garden in my backyard?
Do you get enough sun in your back yard? I’d be happy to help you figure out where to put in some (edible) plants. A row of peas or cucumbers along a fence is a good place to start. Purple hull peas will grow right up through a lawn, see “no-till peas” here: http://www.cookinglouisiana.com/Articles/Peas_no-till.htm
Those are my favorite type of tomatoes. Great salad or pasta tomato.