Growing Tomatoes Upside Down: Pros and Cons

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Most of us have seen the commercials for “Topsy Turvy Upside Down Tomato Planter” and how you’ll be able to grow enough tomatoes to start your own farm… yea right!

Truth is the tomatoes will grow “upside down” but are they really better grown that way? As with most things in life, there are pros and cons.

Over at the container gardening blog at About.com they have a nice article looking at the pros and cons of growing tomatoes upside down. Here are the quick points:

Advantages:

  • Good For Limited Space
  • No Staking Necessary
  • Foils Some Pests

Disadvantages:

  • Hard to Hang
  • Tomatoes Like Growing Up
  • Hard to Find Sun
  • Challenging to Plant
  • Limited Tomato Varieties

For the full article click on the link below…

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