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[Tomato Dirt #301] Can I grow tomatoes in a greenhouse? FAQs
January 25, 2024

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 14, Number 2

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.

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FEATURE: Can I Grow Tomatoes in a Greenhouse? Tips and How-Tos

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When you grow tomatoes in a greenhouse, you can extend the growing season.

You can have fresh tomatoes all year long!

Plus, if you use a greenhouse (even a small hobby version), you can start tomato seedlings early and be ready to set them outside as soon as the threat of frost has passed.

This way, your seedlings get a jumpstart on the season and can yield you a bumper crop.

But back to growing tomatoes in a greenhouse when the rest of your landscape is dreary and cold.

There are at least 6 reasons you should consider growing tomatoes in agreenhouse - or at least, starting tomatoes seeds there.

Keep reading …

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Light 'Em Up!

It’s easy to start and grow tomatoes and veggies inside with grow lights. Grow lights come in all shapes and sizes: modular, mobile, tabletop, and freestanding units.

Our friends at Gardener’s Supply offer all kinds of grow light systems and the gear you need to grow healthy indoor seedings and plants, including light stands and grow light systems, grow light bulbs, plant trays, seed starter kits…

They’ve also got plenty of useful advice about starting and growing plants indoors: how to start seeds … making your own seed starting pots … choosing seed starting mix … even tips for thinning seedlings.

Check out different grow light options here. And get ready for a fantastic garden this year.

More Greenhouse Tips

Greenhouse Basics for Tomatoes Tomato Grow Lights Explained Pop-Up Greenhouse: Is It Right for You? Use Cold Frame Gardening All Year Long

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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