How do we plant a tomato, you might ask? With a ridiculous amount of stuff in the hole, is the answer. When someone ropes me into telling them and I start the long answer, I eventually see their eyes glaze over. That’s the point where I say, “Then you throw in the kitchen sink and cover it all up.” To date, no one has laughed at that joke.
I think they’re just either too overwhelmed by the real stuff we put in there, or they actually believe we’re throwing in a sink.
This is how we plant a tomato. First off, let’s take a look at our sexy specimen here on the left.
We started this beauty in our heated greenhouse in late January. We potted it up to a gallon container about 3 or 4 weeks ago. It will go into one of our freshly prepared beds, shown to the right.
How to Correctly Plant Tomatoes to Get 5–8ft Plants