Homestead Backyard

How to Grow Tomatoes From Seeds

What do you need?

To grow tomatoes from seeds, there are a number of things that you will need. The first one is of course the tomato seeds which you can buy from your localĀ gardening store. Secondly, you will also need containers to grow the tomatoes in. any small container or pot that has a depth of about 3 inches will suffice provided its bottom has drainage holes.

Various options you can here include take out containers, juice cartons and yoghurt cups among others. Thirdly, you will need potting mix to ensure that your tomatoes absorb the water well in addition to allowing the excess water drain. It is not advisable that you use soil from the garden as it sometimes have pathogens, weed seeds and can at times compact in containers. When your tomato seeds germinate, you should provide them with light as well.


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