[Tomato Dirt #135] Tomato Books and Other Gifts for Gardeners
December 14, 2017
Tomato Dirt Newsletter Volume 7, Number 19
Dear Tomato Dirt reader,
Welcome back to Tomato Dirt! A couple of times a month, we’ll send you this newsletter packed with tips about growing tomatoes and using them.
Tomato Seeds Half-Price Now Through January
Beat the rush and get great deals! Choose from more than 350 favorite heirloom tomato varieties and tomato seed collections – up to 50% off regular retail prices during this once-a-year sale at TomatoFest.
And if you need more ideas for the gardeners on your gift list (or if you’re a gardener and you want to give Santa some tips), here is a list of gifts for gardeners that will bring a smile to their faces and healthy crops to their gardens!
Compost tumbler. A rotating drum set up to allow the entire container to be turned, a compost
tumbler allows the gardener to make “black gold” from kitchen scraps and garden refuse to improve their soil, but eliminates the laborious task of turning the compost pile. Tumblers come in all sizes. Most are portable. (More about compost tumblers.)
Self-watering tomato planter. This nifty set-up all but takes away the main obstacle to growing tomatoes successfully in containers: watering. Good planter kits come with everything a gardener needs to grow tomatoes (except tomato plants), including potting mix, support cages, and even casters for mobility. (Read a review.)
Tomato grow light system. It’s an ideal gift for the gardener who wants to start her own tomato plants from seeds. Choose from 4 types of systems to fit the gardener’s needs: tabletop systems, freestanding structures, modular units, and shelving.
(More about the 4 types) …
Check out the rest of the list of great gifts for gardeners …
The world's number one tomato Bible. Advice on 1300 varieties, soil preparation, pruning; and extensive help with pests and diseases from a leading industry expert to help you have the biggest, tastiest crop ever.
Tomato Growing Tip: How to Choose Tomato Varieties for Next Season