Thread: Tomato Growing
View Single Post
  #1  
Old Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 14:42
Kits's Avatar
Kits Kits is offline  
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Hampshire
Posts: 4,946
Tomato Growing

Yes, I know toms are really a fruit, but never mind!

I read about germinating tomatoes from slices and thought I would give it a go. I sliced a Jubilee tomato (from Sainsbury's, other supermarkets are available), laid the slices on damp compost in a seed tray and left it on the draining board in our utility room, which is SW facing and gets plenty of sun. Within a few days, the seeds started to sprout. I now have loads of seedlings. It is going to be fun separating them out into pots later. All I am doing is making sure the compost stays damp and turning the tray so the seedlings don't lean too much towards the light.

Next time I do it, I shall just do one slice as I think I shall be giving away tommy plants to all and sundry.

Good fun!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Screen Shot 2017-03-22 at 14.35.43.jpg (19.8 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg Screen Shot 2017-03-22 at 14.36.40.jpg (19.8 KB, 6 views)
__________________
Kits


Where flowers bloom so does hope.
Reply With Quote