[Tomato Dirt #191] Santa, Please Bring Me These Gifts for My Garden …
December 05, 2019
Tomato Dirt Newsletter Volume 9, Number 25
Dear Tomato Dirt reader,
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FEATURE: Santa, Please Bring Me These Gifts for My Garden …
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Big to small, expensive to cheap – if you need 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
Two horticulturalists combine forces to give you advice about the right way to prune, fertilize, water and stake tomatoes. You’ll be able to diagnose pest and disease problems using step by step priceless information, illustrated with 260 full color photos.