Tips For Potting On Tomatoes

Tomato seedlings can be potted on when large enough to handle but I prefer to do this once the first or second pair of true leaves emerge. Handle tomato seedlings carefully by the leaves and pot on individually into 3 inch pots, avoid handling by the stems which can easily snap. Plant deeper than they were previously to encourage … Continue reading Tips For Potting On Tomatoes

Potting on Tomatoes

My tomato seedlings are at the stage where they need to part company with their seedling buddies and move into larger accommodation on their own. When the second pair of true leaves emerge they're ready for potting on. When potting on tomato seedlings plant deeper than they were previously to encourage a better root system, this helps with watering … Continue reading Potting on Tomatoes

Sowing and Potting on Tomatoes

I started sowing tomatoes in February (earlier than I usually do) and more again in March. I'm growing Alicia Craig and cherry variety Gardener's Delight, thanks to the continuous beautiful weather my urge to sow tomatoes in February paid off  - the plants have their first flowers and a couple of small fruits. At the moment they are inside … Continue reading Sowing and Potting on Tomatoes