Re: [gardeners] tomatoes/Thai recipes

John Harman (
Wed, 4 Feb 1998 11:51:52 +1100 (EST)

On Tue, 3 Feb 1998 wrote:

> Margaret, I grew tomatoes last summer - about 5 types- in containers of
> various sizes.  It worked fine, in fact, it was a good deal easier than
> putting them in the ground.  I'm doing it again this year and the only
> caution I have is to put them in a big enough pot to match your watering
> habits.  I didn't mind once a day myself, but one pot was too small and I
> had to water early morning and even midday sometimes, plus move the little
> guy into the shade.
> The Thai recipe site you posted was great - the 1st one.  The 2nd is not
> operational.
> Lucinda
  I found my pot grown Tomatoes dried out too quickly, even in big pots.
What sort of soil mix did you use ?? I was wondered whether to incorporate
some spagnum moss next time to improve water holding.