Tomato Planting (Photo)

This spring I get a phone call from delhi from my parents. They invite me to taste their delicious cherry tomatoes growing on their terrace. Miles apart, I decided to visit the Tomatomania festival in the water conservation garden in Cuyamaca here locally in San Diego. I got two tomato plants and planted them in containers. Some tips that I gathered:

  • Provide plenty of sun
  • Add organic fertilizer in layers
  • Water as often as every day
  • Plants will need support with bamboo stake

The plants seem to be flowering which is a good sign. Our salad plates now await the real tomatoes. The water conservation garden is a beautiful place, with a small butterfly pavilion, and lots of ideas to be water wise.

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