Tomatoes? Why Yes.

@andriaperry (48802)
United States
March 25, 2018 8:31pm CST
I ditched housework to get outside and play in the dirt but not like you may think. I do not have my garden plowed up yet but I did have about a dozen tomato plants already bearing tomatoes, inside my house in the southern window. Today was a good day to plant them outside and that is what I did. In the flower beds! I did keep a couple inside after putting them in larger pots. Its also a good time because its cloudy and tomorrow is also expected to be cloudy and maybe rainy. Yes it could get cold but where they are I can cover them. If it Gods will I will have red tomatoes soon. Do you grow tomatoes?
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@moffittjc (42215)
• Gainesville, Florida
26 Mar
I've grown tomatoes before, but it's been a while. I would love to start growing them again, but just don't ever seem to have the time!
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
I work 2 jobs ....... you got time to toss a seed in the dirt.
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@moffittjc (42215)
• Gainesville, Florida
26 Mar
@andriaperry I live in the city on the top floor of my building. Not much dirt around! haha
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
@moffittjc Well! You did not say that!
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@mom210 (6710)
• Atlanta, Georgia
26 Mar
we have started some plants but it is not time to plant them yet, we will still have a few nights to cold. But soon.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
I am 90 miles west of Atlanta, I hope we do not have any 30 nights.
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@mom210 (6710)
• Atlanta, Georgia
26 Mar
@andriaperry We usually wait until after Easter and are safe then. We had some cold ones last week, 35, but we are in a rural area and about an hour from atlanta.
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@LadyDuck (152581)
• Switzerland
26 Mar
I like to grow tomatoes. Where I live, we cannot move the plants outside before mid-May.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
Many people here in the south of the US plant on good friday.
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@LadyDuck (152581)
• Switzerland
26 Mar
@andriaperry It is a lot warmer than here. Our plating date is after the so called "3 Ice Saints", that is 15th of May.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
@LadyDuck that just sounds cold!
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@Srbageldog (8379)
• United States
26 Mar
I used to grow tomatoes when I had a yard to garden in. I miss gardening. Homegrown tomatoes are the best!
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
My sister grows hers in 5 gallon buckets, you could do that on your balcony
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• United States
27 Mar
@andriaperry Ooh, I may try that! I had a couple little bell pepper plants growing out there for a while, and also grew some strawberries once. I really love growing zucchinis and pumpkins, but I don't think I'd be able to grow those on my balcony.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
@Srbageldog one zucchini plant per bucket.
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@allen0187 (33141)
• Philippines
27 Mar
This is something that I want to do - grow my own garden. Too bad , I do not have the green thumb to pull it off.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
yes you do, just read about how on the internet.
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@allen0187 (33141)
• Philippines
27 Mar
@andriaperry will do.
@Hannihar (33080)
27 Mar
@andriaperry That is very cool andria. I do not plant things on my porch because I do not want my cat getting into them when we are on the porch. I think that is cool when people do plant things and watch them grow.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
This is an early planting, I plant a field usually but when a little warmer out.
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@Hannihar (33080)
28 Mar
@andriaperry Very interesting andria.
@cintol (5484)
• United States
27 Mar
Nope, I do not buy or grow tomatoes, I am allergic to them and can't even touch them or my throat closes straight up
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
Oh wow! That really sucks.
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@cintol (5484)
• United States
27 Mar
@andriaperry I know, makes it hard to eat out too.
@velvet53 (16364)
• Palisade, Colorado
27 Mar
That is awesome! I have tomato plants and other garden plants growing inside but I can't put them outside for awhile.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
No not where you are, I have bell pepper and other babies still inside.
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@velvet53 (16364)
• Palisade, Colorado
28 Mar
@andriaperry I will be happy when I can get mine outside. They are taking up a lot of room in my tiny place.
@just4him (113414)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
26 Mar
That's great! A couple years ago, before I lost my home and moved here, I bought a couple promising tomato plants, they had tomatoes already on them, brought them home and planted them. I have a black thumb and those small green tomatoes never got any larger or red, at least not until October when I finally got one red tomato large enough to pick and eat. I can't grow anything, even when it's already started. However, if someone offers me tomatoes from their garden, I'm not saying no.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
I have seen this before. Yes take what is offered.
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@just4him (113414)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
27 Mar
@andriaperry I will.
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@Madshadi (8937)
• Brussels, Belgium
26 Mar
I always wanted to grow tomatoes. But as a beginner gardener I like to make one step at a time
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
tomatoes are so easy to grow.
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@Madshadi (8937)
• Brussels, Belgium
27 Mar
@andriaperry here they need to grow in a greenhouse i think due to our weather
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@anikoonline (3011)
• Hungary
26 Mar
We grew tomatoes when I was a child. Now I don't have a chance for it because we live in a small flat.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
Use a five gallon bucket and set it on the balcony.
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• Hungary
26 Mar
@andriaperry As I live in a city, I am affraid of that it won't be too healthy because of the smog and exhaust gas.
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@rebelann (39734)
• El Paso, Texas
26 Mar
I've never had any luck with veggie plants so I concentrate on getting trees to grow first.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
Fruit trees?
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@rebelann (39734)
• El Paso, Texas
26 Mar
No, I have the compacted river bottom soil found in the southwest @andriaperry but I do have a bearing mulberry although it's not doing so well. I think this region is way too dry and hot, even chinaberries don't do that well here. Maybe if I get enough trees to create the shade and windbreak I need I'll be able to grow veggies when I'm about 75 or so ..... wait, that doesn't even sound like a good plan anymore.
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@akalinus (15096)
• United States
26 Mar
I have grown tomatoes in the past but not so much now. My plants always dry up and turn black here in Florida. Maybe my green thumb turned brown. I would love a tomato sandwich with fruit fresh from the vine.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
Mix in black dirt, or potting soil, water daily for a week. Feed miracle grow once a month.
@akalinus (15096)
• United States
26 Mar
@andriaperry It is getting harder to do things every year. I will buy from the roadside stands or farm market.
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@epiffanie (10436)
• Australia
27 Mar
We grow cherry tomatoes .. they are easy to grow ..
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
I have grown those too and I like to because they are salad perfect!
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@kepweng (13483)
27 Mar
i love tomatoes in burger
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
I like a tomato sandwich, with just bread and mayo
@LeaPea2417 (19875)
• Toccoa, Georgia
26 Mar
Yes, we grow tomatoes. We need to get started soon with the garden spot.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
I am not sure how I will get mine plowed this year.
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@hostessman (9239)
• Tucson, Arizona
26 Mar
for many years i have grown tomatoes and the birds alway get them before i do
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
Use pie pans or red plastic Christmas balls, they are scared of the pie pans, or peck the red balls and go away
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@Courage7 (5697)
• United States
26 Mar
Nice you planted tomatoes. I wish you a good crop. No, no garden here.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
27 Mar
Thank you very much!
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@august18 (2161)
• Tunisia
26 Mar
I don't have a garden where I live. Good job anyway !
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
Thank you.
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@Icydoll (15036)
• India
26 Mar
I used to grow it..I will surely grow them again.hope you will have red tomatoes soon.
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@andriaperry (48802)
• United States
26 Mar
Me too, I will say in three weeks.
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