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I've not seen them before, but by the description, there is no reason why they wouldn't work. It makes watering easy and the root structure would have more room, which in theory works. They seem new but someone may know more.
I use these for indoor tomatoes and cucumbers, and the extra soil depth really makes a difference at the back end of the season. You would still need to feed plants regularly, but I find the grow-pots maintain a more consistent moisture level than just using grow bags. Give it a go!
I use them for my cucumbers but for my tomatoes I use flower buckets on top of the grobags.
Pam LL x
That's a lovely picture.
Roll on the hot and productive times.
Nice one Pam!
Did give em a bash last year
but felt no more beneficial than the bottomless flower bucket technique "Lilylouise" as shown, will revert back to that this year! Will give the cucumbers a go in em this Year though! See how we go!
I grow my Peppers,Chillies,Aubergines and lots of different Basils on the staging Tracey This year I am going to try Okra ,too
This is a display os some of my summer veggies from last year
I take it you've tried various methods of growing toms in the past.
Have you found that this method of bottomless pots into growbags has been the most productive yet?
Hello spottedray Well it works for me - I have been growing my tomatoes like that for a few years now - I have found it is better to grow only 2 plants per grobag
I hope you have a really good veggie year Tracey I don't grow the courgettes in the greenhouse by the way.
Have you bought your tomato seeds yet?
F1 means that the seeds have been bred for uniformity etc. and that is why they cost more.If you wanted to save your own seeds from F1's they wouldn't grow true to form.
You could start your courgettes off in your greenhouse - sow the seeds 4 -5 weeks before the last frost and pot them on if needs be and you will have good sized plants to plant in the garden.
Tomatoes that did well for me last year included Marinda,a large beefy type,Katiebell ,a small yellow plum ,Luciebell,a small red plum - I got these from seeds of distinction.Simpsons seeds have a good range of tomato seeds,too. I also grow
Sungold,Sun Cherry Premium,Old Ivory Egg ,Ferline and Shirley.