Hanging Tomato Planter From Old Socks

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What to do with all those sock with holes on the heel.
If you are short of space and want to reuse them , then turn them into space saving hanging planters

Step 1: Find an Old Sock

Get your old socks out and look for one with a hole on the heel

Step 2: Fill It With Soil

Jut use a small shovel to fill it in with soil

Step 3: Add the Tomato Seedling

Just plant the tomato seedling in the hole

Step 4: Put a Small Hook

Add a small hook anywhere on you fence to hang the sock from

Step 5: Hang Your New Planter

So you have your tomato planter ready to go just add sun and water. One small step and you are finished

Step 6: Softly Bend Downwards(guide)

The tomato plant will eventually hang down by itself but will make a stronger stem if you guided it using a simple clothes peg. Don't pinch the seedling . Just make sure the soft part of the plant is just in the hole of the peg so its not damaged. You are simply weighting it down so that it starts growing downwards. It will soon fall due to gravity but no risk of snapping :)

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    kingofeye

    3 years ago

    Yea sure i will update as the plant grows. It seems to be holding the moisture in well

    That is such a cool concept! Would you mind posting picture updates, so we can see how it works with a fully-grown tomato?

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    seamster

    3 years ago on Introduction

    This is a really clever, but simple idea. Nicely done!