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24/11/2011 at 15:27
I grew the salad leaves last year and had a supply all through the summer, one of the nicest ways to get one over on the super markets, saved a little fortune over the summer, and always fresh.
24/11/2011 at 15:27
Hello,
I have looked at the guides on greenhouse tomatoes and they are very useful. I have grown three sorts of tomatoes Moneymaker (normal size), Legend (beefsteak) and cherry tomato too. Are they all treated the same in the greenhouse re removal of axilliary shoots, number of trusses and so on? Does one size fit all?
Thanks
Valerie
24/11/2011 at 15:27
i just started to sow my seeds i let u know my comments when they grow i hope its nice to have this site for help with learning how to grow veg and care for them
24/11/2011 at 15:28
Very useful, I havent got a garden, just a concrete yard and no experience of growing vegetables. This seems a nice easy way to start and they can be grown in a pot. Thanks Bridget
24/11/2011 at 15:28
very good thank you, is there any kind of POT that you should NOT use to grow herbs and veg in ?
Thanks Helen
24/11/2011 at 15:28
very interesting. I would like to know how to pinch the tops out of the tomatoe plants and when to do it.
24/11/2011 at 15:28
Can you grow these all year round?
10/08/2012 at 23:43

Why does nobody answer the questions that are raised ?

11/08/2012 at 08:32

I try to when I stumble over these old threads.

 

11/08/2012 at 08:36

Hello,
I have looked at the guides on greenhouse tomatoes and they are very useful. I have grown three sorts of tomatoes Moneymaker (normal size), Legend (beefsteak) and cherry tomato too. Are they all treated the same in the greenhouse re removal of axilliary shoots, number of trusses and so on? Does one size fit all?
Thanks
Valerie


The quote function seems not to be working. Valerie, the basic mechanics of tomato growing are the same regardless of variety.

11/08/2012 at 08:48

is there any kind of POT that you should NOT use to grow herbs and veg in ?
Thanks Helen

Helen, a pot really just needs to be big enough to do the job you're asking of it and with adequate drainage. As to types of pots - smaller pots will dry out quicker than larger ones, plastic pots will dry out quicker than ceramic or terracotta.

11/08/2012 at 08:54

I would like to know how to pinch the tops out of the tomatoe plants and when to do it.

 

Janet, you only need to pinch out the tops of tomatoes (a) if you want to limit the plant's height in restricted growing space (eg, a greenhouse); and (b) later in the season when any new flowers won't have time to produce fruit.

To pinch out the tops - identify the plant's leaders, the main vertical stems that are producing branches and flowers, and cut off the top inch or so.

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