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Using hanging baskets instead of 5 gallon buckets, I will show you how to grow a hanging tomato plant. There are many instructions online to make han...
You will need the following materials: -hanging coco basket with a hole in the bottom of the frame -dirt (more on this later) I used peat moss, manu...
Using very large scissors, cut an "x" shaped hole in the bottom of the coco liner. This is harder them it looks, at least it is if you are female. T...
Next you need to put the tomato plant in the hole. You can put it in plant first, or root first. This plant has a very small root ball, so I put it ...
This step is very important!!!!! Check the placement of your tomato plant. Ensure the stem is not to close to the frame. As you can see my baskets ...
Be Sure you hang it up now. Do not lay it on the ground or you will smash the baby tomato plant.
Next you can mix your dirt. I do Square Foot Gardening, so I used that mix recipe: 1/3 Vermiculite 1/3 Peat Moss 1/3 Compost or manure
Fill the basket with your dirt. Be sure to support your tomato stem and root ball by building up the dirt around the plant. Once the plant is suppor...
This step is optional. I planted peas in the top of my pot to help as the tomatoes are growing, these will die as soon as it warms up much. I pushed ...
Water your tomato plants every day as they will dry out faster. I placed 3 of mine near the front door so I will see them and remember.
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Posted:Mar 12, 2008
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