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Planter tomato suggestions, please?

Posted by missemerald 7 (Virginia) (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 7, 12 at 20:54

I have one of those upside down planters (not the plastic bag kind) and want to plant tomatoes in it this year. This is in addition to the ones that I will have in the garden. Anyway, I have had varying degrees of success the last two years. Two years ago, the plants died. Last year, the plants that I bought that were labeled "Patio" weren't and got too leggy for the planter. Does anyone have a suggestion of what kind of tomatoes that I can put in this upside down planter on my deck? It will hold 4 plants. THANKS!!

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RE: Planter tomato suggestions, please?

Honestly the problem is the planter, not the tomato variety. It is an idea that just doesn't work. Would you consider using it for some nice flowers instead?

If not, try one of the dwarf varieties like New Big Dwarf.


RE: Planter tomato suggestions, please?

Dave, I have thought of using the planter for flowers or whatever but I guess I'm just stubborn. I just keep hoping to find some veggie that works in the durned thing... "Patio" sure didn't. (That's also why most of my tomatoes are in the garden, cause if they were only on the deck I wouldn't get many!) My youngest loves to see the tomatoes growing on the deck too, so I'll keep trying... thanks!


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