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Tomatoes from cuttings

Posted by Alzainah Albabtain on

If you like the tomato variety you're growing, you have a great opportunity to grow duplicates. All you'll need is a large container (5 gallons or bigger), compost, peat moss, perlite. You can of course grow the plant directly in the ground too, just make sure you amend the soil. This is the easiest way to grow tomatoes, you don't go through the hassle of planting seeds. The main rule is to clip of the branches on the sucker's stem, and to bury it until its very top leaves. Water generously the first time, but don't drown the plant or...

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Container Garden

Posted by Alzainah Albabtain on

You can grow anything in containers, its the soil quality that will determine the strength of the plants. I found that the plants in my small containers are doing better than those in my big boxes, this is because I put my own homemade compost in them. Here is a closer look  You can mix and match your favorite leafy greens and herbs, you can forget about the spacing rules like I have here, because we have a short winter, I won't wait for the plants to reach their full size to harvest, instead I will harvest individual leaves. This...

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