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[Tomato Dirt #269] Gifts for Gardeners: How to choose a patio planter for tomatoes
November 17, 2022

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 23

Dear Tomato Dirt reader,

Welcome back to Tomato Dirt! A couple times a month, we’ll send you this newsletter packed with tips about growing tomatoes and using them.

Holiday Deals from Gardener’s Supply

It’s time to get your holiday shopping done. And there are fellow gardeners who can help.

Our good friends at Gardener’s Supply are cleaning out their garden shed inventory with clearance items in their Gardening Outlet, Kitchen & Home Outlet, Indoor/Outdoor Living Outlet, and even Clothing & Footwear Outlet.

You can get up to 60% off on garden supplies, kitchen and home, pots and planters, tools, gifts, trellises, raised beds … and more.

It’s a great time to restock your supplies or replace your tools or find a gift for the gardener in your life. Browse here.

You might even find some gifts to purchase for the upcoming holiday season.

The clearance outlet stock changes from day to day as items are added. Check now and check back later, too. Browse the deals!

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FEATURE: Gifts for Gardeners – What to Look for in a Patio Planter for Tomatoes

If you’re looking for a gift idea for the gardener in your life – or if you’re a gardener who wants to give Santa a really, really good idea – then consider a patio planter for tomatoes .

Regardless of your access to real estate, you can use a patio planter anywhere you have a sunny spot, whether it's on a balcony, deck, driveway, porch, rooftop – even a fire escape.

If this is an area of gardening you’d like to pursue, then read on for important tips. Because successfully growing tomatoes in containers starts with choosing the right planter.

But with so many pots and containers available to choose from, how can you know what to look for in a patio planter for tomatoes? These tips will help … (Keep reading)

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Even if you don't have a lot of time for gardening, you can still have a fresh produce. You can 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 .

You can also watch this quick video about how to put together tomato grow bags and take a look at to decide what you’d like to grow.

And you can browse different kinds of pots, containers – even self-watering planters to choose one that’s best for you. Have fun!

More Gift Ideas 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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