Tomatoes out of control!!

altoidjoeJune 4, 2012

I planted my first real garden this year and installed a drip irrigation system and timer. It seems my plant spacing was to close. I planted tomatoes 6' apart, but put peppers between each row. My tomatoes grew WELL above expectation and are already much bigger than I expected due to a mild spring. They are taking over the pepper plants and if this continues will completely cover all of them. Short of transplanting, which I am not sure I can even do without damaging multiple plants what can I do? I am planning some type of large scale caging, but that will also prove difficult. All of the branches are producing blooms, so pruning is not much of an option. Plan B is to sell tomatoes to buy peppers or trade at farmers market. I am on track to have WAY too many tomatoes for us. Also how do I add pictures? I have several.

All advice welcome

Joe

Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Brandy Boy Contest -2015
I propose a "Brandy Boy Contest" for 2015...
hudson___wy
Better than a ziplock bag
Credit: Durgan from Brantford came up with the idea. Pop...
BriAnDaren Ottawa, On Zone 5
Cost per tomato?
I'm not going to even guess. I'm going to order 8...
lucillle
1st time growing tomato seeds in plugs
Hello, this is my first time growing tomato seeds in...
Thomas Eyr
How long for seeds to germinate?
Had a few hard to get seeds this year that have not...
anthony_toronto
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™