[Total: 0 Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote bit.ly Container Gardening Tomatoes from Agricultural Horticulturist Marty Ware provides some insightful ideas and tips on how to grow healthy tomatoes in a container Video Rating: 5 / 5 I’m really get’n into this youtube thing… A buddy of mine out in California turned me on to youtube a while back… If you like mountains, wildlife, koi fish and listening to some great tunes check out his channel here on youtube – Rhythm Rancher… The soil here in NE Florida will grow a number of vegetables really well such as potatoes, sweet corn and some other vegetable crops but isn’t very good for growing tomatoes… Because of that I prefer to raise bucket tomatoes I call it, container growing tomatoes… Any 5 gallon bucket will do, but I prefer red because tomatoes like the color red for some reason… You can obtain red buckets from Firehouse Subs… I drill 3 or 4 holes around the bucket midway between the top and bottom… This way when watering, the bucket holds a reserve of moisture in the bottom half of the bucket to supply the plant with water for a 24 hour period… Plant the tomato with the root at or near the bottom of the bucket and fill with soil leaving about 2 to 3 inches head space at the top to fill with water… I meant to mention in the video that the small hairs on the main shaft of the tomato plant are actually roots… The entire main branch will root when covered with soil… If the plant is too small to fill the bucket up with soil, that’s ok, fill it as the plant grows taller… Be sure to check the ph on the potting mix used […]
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