Guide to Gardening

Tomatoes

How to grow your own tomatoes

  • Dig the soil to one good spade’s depth up to 3 months before planting.
  • Mix in some well-aged manure or compost.
  • About 6 weeks later, dig in some Yates Garden Lime.
  • Plant tomato seedlings and water in well.
  • Feed every week with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food
  • Control pests and diseases with Guardall.

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Growing Tomatoes in pots

If you don’t have enough space in the garden to grow tomatoes, try them in containers instead. Yates Tiny Tim is compact enough to grow in a small container. Larger varieties need bigger pots – a Yates Tuscan pot in the 400mm size is best. Fill with Thrive Premium Potting Mix and fertilise regularly with Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Guardall will control a wide range of pests and diseases.

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