A Container Gardens With Tomato Plants, Lettuce Plants, Herbs, And Flowers
Container gardens are ideal for people who have limited space, or who do not want to improve their soil. All you have to do is buy potting soil, containers, the plants, and it is time to start container gardening. Tomato plants are ideal for containers if you love to eat organic tomatoes in sandwiches and all salads, but hate paying such exorbitant prices for organic ones at the store. A fully grown tomato plant can pay for itself many times over in the amount of fruit it produces, and you may even have some tomatoes you want to freeze for later use. In the middle of winter I always loved taking out a bag of frozen tomatoes from my mother's garden, which have so much more flavor than canned tomatoes. Actually, I love tomatoes so much, that I have a feeling that any of the fruit produced by the plants in my container garden will be long gone before winter.
Growing plants in a container is much easier than growing these in the ground. Containers are also more convenient because these can be moved around so the plants get proper sunlight, which is especially if you live in a place that tends to get uneven amounts. All you have to do is simply move the containers to the sunny spot of your backyard throughout the day, but of course you have to be home to do so. Mostly I prefer just keeping my container plants in one location, but it is helpful to move these around from time to time if you discover a few plants are getting too much shade.
During week two of the container garden the tomato plants continue to steadily grow. In the picture above you can also see the marigold plants getting ready to bloom in the bright yellow container. In the video below I documented what the tomato plants looked like during the second week of growth.
The tomato plants are amazing to watch as they grow. This picture was taken just around the time I was getting ready to place cages in the containers, which help to stabilize the plants as they continue to get taller.