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5/28/18 1:40 A

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They do like the pineapples and will try to get them. emoticon

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5/26/18 10:01 P

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I am trying to use straw bales this year for my tomatoes. i put 2 holes in each bale put in some potting soil and added my tomato plants. i saw some other sites that had a lot of good into about it

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5/26/18 3:14 P

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My pineapple are growing great in pots. I have baby pineapples. Now I have to keep squirrels away from them

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5/26/18 2:14 A

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Don't use garden soil if you put them in pots. Garden soil is too heavy for it and potting soil is made for the plants and helps with the roots too.

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Yes, you can plant in pots, just make sure they are deep ones. You can replant in same pots if you replace the soil. Make sure you put eggshells in bottom of plant holes to prevent blossom end rot. With pots you do need to water and fertilize more often. You might want to set bigger ones near a large trellis so you can the them to that. I cut up my knee high house to the mind up with.

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5/20/18 10:44 P

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I have great success planting Roma and regular tomatoes in extra large pots that have depth so I can stake them. I alternate each year between pots, tires and my low cedar raised bed. Just need to water more when they are in pots during dry spells. Also, do not over water or they could split. You can control height by pinching new growth off the top of main plant. It will bush out and you will still get a good crop...just do not pinch off buds or flowers. That's been my experience. Good luck!

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I bought 5 tomato plants and went to buy compost to the small vegetable bed I have (I am mostly a flower gardener). The woman at the nursery told me to never, ever plant tomatoes in the same place 2 years in a row because diseases get in the soil and spread to the tomatoes the following year. Here's the problem...I now have to dig up more yard for tomatoes when I was going to use it for flowers! I am not feeling very motivated! Can I put them in pots, even if they are large varieties (Mr. Stripey gets 7-10' tall!) If so, how big should the pot be, and what kind of soil do you use? I would think potting soil wouldn't have enough nutrients. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks.


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