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[Tomato Dirt #255] How to grow tomatoes in pots: 14 tips for success
May 05, 2022
Tomato Dirt Newsletter
How? Grow veggies in containers. It's the shortcut to a plentiful harvest.
Our good friends at Gardener’s Supply have put together oodles of helpful information about growing tomatoes, edibles, and flowers in containers .
Here’s a quick start guide to the best crops for container gardening .
And you can browse different kinds of pots, containers – even self-watering planters to choose one that’s best for you. Have fun!
Plenty of gardeners do so. Recent statistics show that 21.2 million Americans grow plants in containers. And that’s not counting the millions of others across the world.
After herbs, tomatoes are the next-favorite crop that home gardeners grow in containers.
Whether you grow tomatoes in pots or grow tomatoes in a traditional garden, you follow many of the same gardening principles.
But container tomatoes have some unique needs.
Meet those needs and you can grow tomatoes in pots easily and successfully. And you can harvest a bumper crop without managing an entire garden … (Keep reading)
You’ll be able to diagnose pest and disease problems using step by step priceless information, illustrated with 260 full color photos.
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Get more tips for growing tomatoes on our Tomato Growing Tips Pinterest board.
Want to save money – and choose your own vegetable and herb varieties?
The good folks at Burpee understand. They’re gardeners, too. And they have their favorite tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and herbs.
That’s why they’ve created their special Mix & Match offer. You can create your own custom 3-plant bundles of herbs and vegetables – and save money in the process.
Let’s say you want to grow Brandywine, Super Sweet 100 Tomatoes, and Sweet Emerald Giant Peppers. You can create your own bundle of those 3 varieties and purchase them at the bundle price!
Bundled plants come in multiples of 3. The more bundles you buy, the more you save. Buy two or more bundles and save an additional 20%. Check out the Mix & Match offer.
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