Tomato Time

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This week we worked on up-potting our tomato seedlings. A good rule-of-thumb is to up-pot the seedlings when they are four weeks old, or once they have their first set of true leaves (the very first leaves a plant sprouts are just its seed leaves). Tomato plants can produce new roots from anywhere along their stem, so be sure to bury the stem fairly deeply. This will allow the tomato to establish a large root system early on, which is key to growing a strong plant. And don’t forget to shower your plants with water once you’ve moved them into their larger pots! Continue reading