Container growing is a simple way for gardening; and you can save your garden space.
Organic tomatoes are simple to grow and easy to care.
Cherry tomatoes do well in hanging baskets; or window boxes; or containers with any other types of materials.
Plants growing in hanging containers do not need to worry of the slugs and snails; and you can move the pots anywhere you like.
With a little protection in the early stage of plant growth; the flying insects and the troublesome mini spiders have no chance to get close to your plants.
We have started sprouting the seeds (10 Tomato Sweetie; 5 Tomato Bottondoro; 8 Tomato Golden Cherry) in house with a plastic box on 5-4-2016 (picture 1-4).
In House Temperature (heated): 22°C
Watering: Spray clean water on the kitchen tissue every day until the seeds sprouted.
*On 20-4-2016 (day 15) 19 plants came with 2 leaves (picture 5).
*On 21-4-2016 (day 16) transferred 19 plants (picture 6) to a greenhouse container of organic soil (coconut fibre).
*On 3-5-2016 (day 28) several plants were with 2.5 leaves (picture 7). And all plants continued growing in the white hanging pot (picture 8) with protection from the cold.
*On 13-5-2016 (day 38) all plants were big enough (picture 9) to be transferred to their individual containers.
We mix a little rock mineral powder (picture 10) as the fertiliser into the soil before transplanting.
*On 15-5-2016 (day 40) transferred 7 plants to greenhouse hanging baskets (picture 11); and some to outdoor containers and pots.
*On 4-6-2016 (day 60) Protect all outdoor pots with cellophane sheet (picture 12); because the night temperature was unstable.
*On 7-7-2016 (day 93) some potted tomato plants requested for earth-up (picture 13).
*On 7-8-2016 (day 124) all plants height were between 70cm to 148cm.
*On 18-8-2016 (day 135) harvested the first ripe Bottondoro tomato (picture 14); and 8 others (picture 15).
*On 22-8-2016 (day 139) harvested more (picture 16).
*On 30-8-2016 (day 147) outdoor several Bottondoro tomatoes (picture 17) were in the colouring process. And some unripened tomatoes were placed indoor near the window for further colouring (picture 18).
*On 31-8-2016 (day 148) harvested 128g of Golden Cherry tomatoes (picture 19); and 139g of others (picture 20).
*On 2-9-2016 (day 150) harvested 162g of Cherry tomatoes (picture 21). And the container growing plants continued thriving (picture 22).
*On 5-9-2016 (day 153) harvested 73g of tomatoes (picture 23).
*On 11-9-2016 (day 159) continued to harvest more tomato fruits (picture 24).
There were plenty more tomatoes continued to be harvested until mid-October.