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Posted on 28 June 2012 by

Growing Tomatoes Anywhere- DIY Upside Down Planter

By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

For some individuals, growing tomatoes can be a challenge.

Space and time are some of the top reasons why people do not grow them.

Another reason is experience and while tomatoes are known to be an easy plant to grow, there still exist brown thumb gardeners that fail at this task.

To help those individuals with brown thumbs and those who say they do not have the space, a simple gardening project has been designed and it all starts with getting to know your local pizza company.

One may wonder why a pizza company, well the answer is simple.

Pizza companies go through a lot of tomato sauce and the buckets that the sauce comes in are perfect for planters. They are plenty deep and the plastic is food grade, which is very important when one is using plastic containers to hold plants that will be eaten.

To begin this process, starts with drilling a hole in the bottom of the container. The hole needs to Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 04 September 2008 by

Crazy Ways to Grow Tomatoes

By Kira Hamman

Bored with your usual run-of-the-mill tomato plants?

Never fear — the powerful forces of capitalism have conspired to bring you new, different ones!

Do they really produce tomatoes? Who cares? They’re cool!

The upside-down tomato garden hit the scene a couple of years ago. Billed as a planter that “takes the toil out of tomatoes,” this bizarre-looking thing will fit on your balcony and, in theory, provide you with gobs of (upside-down, presumably) tomatoes. Wait, doesn’t a Read the rest of this entry »


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