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Finally got tomato plants in ground today(update)

Postby dakcub » Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:07 pm

Sunny here in So Cal....got the dirt prepared and conditioned....went and got two plants.....I planted Celebrity (VFN) this year...I have a broken sprinkler in the back yard so I use a 4 ft circle and a PVC watering system....set it and forget it..I don't give them any attention except miracle grow once a month....I let the bugs go crazy and eat and share what is left. My neighbors get so mad......because mine do better than theirs....but they get happy when I stop by to share.
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today

Postby MaineDad » Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:25 pm

OMG You are making me so jealous! I cannot wait to plan them too. Great idea on the irrigation system.
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today

Postby tnestell » Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:17 am

I started some tomato plants the end of Jan. Will be able to put them in the ground in mid May. Maybe have some red ones by Memorial Day. These early ones are a treat, but the best come in July here in Mid-Michigan.
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today

Postby rickguns » Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:51 am

Hope you left room for additional Cubs for the backyard! :D
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today

Postby dakcub » Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:28 pm

rickguns wrote:Hope you left room for additional Cubs for the backyard! :D


Trust me I have plenty of room.....if I park them neatly probaly fit like 59 cubs back there.......

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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today

Postby KETCHAM » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:05 pm

Mid late may before mine go in the ground!!! Be nice to get some started that early!!! Kevin :twisted: :twisted: Don got 5" up at work probally 3" at home!!!
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today

Postby Don McCombs » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:40 pm

Three inches of snow here today. No tomato plants going in any time soon in these parts. :(
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today

Postby grumpy » Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:24 pm

Don McCombs wrote:Three inches of snow here today. No tomato plants going in any time soon in these parts. :(


Don, just flurries here but will be May or June before the ground dries off. Grump
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today(update)

Postby dakcub » Mon May 25, 2009 8:06 pm

Well the weather has been nice and plants are doing good
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Re: Finally got tomato plants in ground today(update)

Postby daddydip » Tue May 26, 2009 5:11 am

planted nine different variates last night at sunset,actually after dark. picked a new spot and dug holes,sifted dirt ,filled holes with some old manure,trimmed plants until only the top two leaves were left. laid the plants on their side and watered and covered with the sifted dirt.i hope i can add the bottomless cans before they take off to soon. i'll add pictures in a couple of months. :-:-): :)): :-:-):
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