Tomatoes

bulldinkie(pa)July 20, 2013

I bought from a gadening catalog red plastic.It was to be put in garden where tomatoes are planted.Just like using black plastic.It said they would do great.They grew like crazy,Ive gotten a lot of tomatoes this year already.Im doing ithis from now on.

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jimmy56_gw

This is the first year I used red plastic also, I read about it other years but never tried it.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2013 at 7:32PM
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earthlydelights(6 pushing 7)

I've seen it advertised, just haven't used it. may reconsider. wonder what it is that makes them grow so prolific with the red plastic

maryanne

    Bookmark   July 22, 2013 at 11:49PM
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bulldinkie(pa)

not sure holds heat maybe , but mine are above the fence were talking 5' high.I went out I grabbed a kettle.I thought a few cherry tomatoes,a few big ones.My kettle was filled.Its time to pick again.Not sure whats working but the plants love the red plastic.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2013 at 4:15PM
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bulldinkie(pa)

I went out to see if we had any tomatoes to pick,OMG I picked off of 2 plants 11 huge tomatoes at least 1/2 lb each ,a few smaller.But some I bet were more than 1/2lb big...The plants are like 6' tall.I got another 1/2 pail of cherry tomatoes.My hubby is in heaven,he loves tomatoes.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2013 at 6:32PM
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jimmy56_gw

My tomatoes are growing like crazy too, Even though I had to throw about 15 away because of end rot, Wish I knew how to take a pic and post it because I'm not bregging but I have the biggest tomatoe I have ever seen must be about 3 pounds and I just measured it at 6-1/2 inches across.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2013 at 9:47PM
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