Growing Tomatoes in your Home/pot is quite easy. You can also easily grow Tomatoes in Pots, Just follow these steps to grow the best tomatoes in pots.
Tomatoes are one of the most used Vegetables in our kitchens, so everyone New Gardener Loves to grow their own Tomatoes at Home.
If you live in an apartment or in a short house, you might not have any kind of personal gardens, But don’t worry you can Grow the Tomatoes in pots too. Here is the process and Tips you can use to grow the Tomatoes easily.
Selecting correct Tomato varieties is the main Step, so here is the process of how you can select the Tomatoes varieties accordingly.
There are different kinds of tomato varieties, and There are some varieties that grow very tall, and that can be grown in gardens not in pots, so if you want to grow tomatoes in Pots you have to select the short Tomato Plants varieties.
You can select patio or dwarf varieties, these are mainly shorter in length and can easily be grown in pots.
Selecting Pots is also important, before selecting Pots you have to remember this point, Select a Larger Pot for growing a Healthy plant.
You can select a 20 gallon pot. Remember the pot should be larger, and you can easily place them in your Balcony/Home.
Use Good Soil
Great Tomatoes come with Great Soil, so you understand that you will have to select the soil accordingly to grow healthy plants.
You can easily purchase the Soil mix or can make your own in Home. A good soil must contain nutrients and compost soil mixture for Health Plants.
You can use Garden soil and compost soil mixture (60-70% Garden soil & 30-40% compost soil), or you can make your own soil mixture accordingly.
Our main Step in planting the Tomatoes is to transplant them from young seeding plants to main Pots. As everyone knows, sowing Seeds directly in pots is not a correct process to grow Tomato plants, you have to transplant them from seeding pots to Main pots.
You can select seeds from any nursery or even grow our own seeds from the same variety of tomatoes, Remember not to harm the roots of the Tomatoes plants. Do this carefully with full attention.
Tomatoes plants Need support, Now in this particular step you need to place some support sticks for the plants, the sticks help the plant to remain straight and help to hold the Tomatoes.
Some of the Tomato Variety don’t need any kind of Support, but when we are Growing in Pots most of the plants bend down because of various reasons, so it’s better to use Support.
After adding support, it’s now important to place the container at the correct place, Select place according to your preface Just remember this point, it should be accessed, and Must be under Sunlight.
So basically Place the plant at a place where you can easily check them, and tomato plants also need Sunlight. Tomato plants need 6-7 hours of sunlight, so place the plant under Sunlight.
Take care of Plants
Just planting in pots doesn’t give you Tomatoes, it’s Not an Automated machine you have to take care of your plant on regular bases, like Watering, Fertilizing etc.
Plants Need water, and Tomato plants also need water to grow so you have to water the plants on regular bases for a good result.
like Watering you can also fertilize your plant, but If you don’t want you can skip this step, Plants need fertilizer to get stronger, basically fertilizer help the plant to grow Faster, but some people don’t like to eat fertilized food so they can skip this step, and can use Compost Soil to strengthen plants.
In this particular Post I have explained how you can grow Tomatoes in Pots. You can follow all the steps for better results, You can also drop your questions and suggestions below in the comment section.