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[Tomato Dirt #116] 10 Great Gifts for Gardeners
December 01, 2016

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 6, Number 22

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.

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FEATURE: 10 Great Gifts for Gardeners

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From big to small, more expensive to inexpensive, here is a list of gifts for gardeners that will bring a smile to their faces and healthy crops to their gardens!

  1. 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.)
  2. 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.)
  3. 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 …

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More Gift Ideas for Gardeners

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Garden hods and garden baskets (great for gifts, too) Sloggers and other garden boots Gardening gift sets and gift baskets

More Useful Gardening Gear for Gardeners

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That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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