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Tomatoes

Postby Zulululu » Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:12 pm

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Tomatoes cherry and jam about 8 weeks after transplant into small hydroponic setup that I built using 2 meter sections.
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Postby Big Guy » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:01 am

Nice set up.
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Postby Zulululu » Sun Dec 13, 2009 4:19 am

Started with it last year mostly for herbs and tomatoes but ran into problems with the soulution I was using, found another product and must say it is quite productive, using ebb and flow with a timer set on every 4 hrs from a 25 litre container.Being in a tropical area it can produce throughout the year.
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Postby Chuckwagon » Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:13 am

Wow, Colin
What else have you got growing? Do you have melons of any type?
Your set up is gorgeous. Do you have to mow the "green belt" in front of your house?
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Postby Zulululu » Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:36 am

Do you have to mow the "green belt" in front of your house?


No I only have to pick the sausages. :lol:
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Postby Snags » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:31 am

I plant tomatoes and they struggle mainly my fault not enough water or good soil,too much wind.
I have three plants coming up in the lawn they look great.
Might leave the hard work to nature.(picked some tomatoes today)
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Postby grisell » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:41 am

This week tomatoes are typically £5.50/kg ($4/lb) in Sweden! I think that's all-time high. No salad this week...
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Postby Big Guy » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:13 pm

I'll start my tomato seeds next week, my pepper seeds have sprouted and will also need transplanting into flats next week. Today my first daffodil of the year is blooming. :D
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Postby slick4591 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:12 pm

I am doing the topsy turvy tomatoes again. I made my own version last year out of an old planter and was pleasantly surprised with the results, so the Mrs. bought a couple of them retail.

https://www.topsyturvy.com/
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Postby lemonD » Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:06 pm

Slick that looks interesting :D
I was thinking only yesterday where can I grow more tomatoes.
Any chance of some more details and photos ?
I feel a little project coming on :wink:

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Postby saucisson » Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:34 pm

Curing is not an exact science... So it's not a sin to bin.

Great hams, from little acorns grow...
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Postby slick4591 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 5:11 pm

Sorry, but no pics of my project. The things I can tell you is they dry pretty quickly and it's easy to over feed them. I used a liquid fertilizer formulated for tomatoes every 3-4 weeks and watered every 3 days because of this hot Texas sun. This time I'll be hanging them where they get lots of morning and noon sun, but will be shaded in the afternoon. I feel like they won't dry as quickly that way.
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Postby Snags » Sun May 16, 2010 6:56 am

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