Tomato

10 foot tomatoes and beans

Several of my bean vines have passed the 10 foot mark and are still growing. My tomatoes are on their way and are about 7 foot tall at the moment. How? A trellis based on conduit! I picked up some 1/2″ by 10′ rebar and cut it down between 2-4 feet each. I went with … Continue reading »

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Planted Tomatoes Today

Today we dropped 24 tomatoes into our 16′ x 16′ garden where we currently have almost 100 garlic in a 2-3′ x 16′ strip along one side. The tomatoes went in 4 rows of 6 plants each. We have a strip left along one fence to plant something ‘not bushy’ like maybe sunflowers? We added … Continue reading »

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Transplanted tomatoes

I have transplanted tomatoes into 4″ pots. I started with 50 seedlings (100 because the first batch 50 failed due to weird new peat pellets and my not looking at them until the seeds dropped into a huge hole in the new pellets). I am now down to 30 pots with 25 spaces available in … Continue reading »

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Tomato Seedlings

a href=”http://www.digitaldells.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/IMG_20150404_142506.jpg”> This shows a newly planted flat on the left and a flat that was planted 2 weeks ago (March 15). The first flat used ‘discount’ pellets and I missed a deep hole in the center of each pellet that many of the seeds fell too deeply into the holes and most never sprouted. … Continue reading »

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