Tomato Growing

 Images of tomato Gardeners Delight seeds and seedlings 
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I buy the growbags from my local B & Ms store, I have used the store for quite a few years and they are a reasonable price and of good quality

The growbags in my Rav 4 ready to be unloaded into the greenhouse 
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The next article will be about planting out the tomatos into their growing pots and grow bags which takes quite a lot of work and time and is usually done at the beginning of May if the weather is okay 


Images of the grow bags and the planters been readied for planting out the tomatos 

I am growing approximately twenty-four tomatos and a few pepper plants in the greenhouse  
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The next article and images will be about planting the tomato plants into the planters and grow bags 


 Images of the tomato plants been potted into their halo growing pots and grow bags 
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I plant the tomatoes in these halo pots which are then placed in grow bags which I find gives good results

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I plant the tomatoes in these halo pots which are then placed in grow bags which I find gives good results

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I plant the tomatoes in these halo pots which are then placed in grow bags which I find gives good results

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I plant the tomatoes in these halo pots which are then placed in grow bags which I find gives good results

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Notice the grape growing on the right of the greenhouse which is called a strawberry vine

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The first tomatoes to be planted into the greenhouse was an heirloom type called the Sutton a yellow beefsteak which has just been reintroduced

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Image of the tomatoes in their trays and on the garden shelving

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The tomatoes are waiting to be planted out

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The tomatoes in this slide are Gardeners Delight a red cherry type that rarely has disease problems

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Notice the gloves and the cabbage plants under the tomato plants

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Healthy looking tomato plantlets all grown from seed in a cold greenhouse

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Getting ready to plant the tomato plantlets into their halo growing pots and grow bags

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View of the greenhouse from the rear

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Slide of the bags with the riddled soil which i add to the Humax compost to grow the tomatoes in I also add perlite and Grow Sure manure

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Slide of the Gardener's Delight seedlings in their plastic food containers which I use to start the seedlings away

Images of the tomatoes been planted out into the greenhouse the varieties grown are Shirley an old variety but has just been made available again and is very tasty and easy to grow, GardenersDelight which is probably the best cherry tomato to grow, and one of my guest tomatoes this year is a one called Honeymoon which received excellent ratings of people who grew it last season

Staking or tying up the tomatoes is the next job to do I use bamboo canes to support the plants and plastic ties 
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The next article will be on how the tomatoes are growing and they are looking good 


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