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Hanging Tomato Planters

Updated on February 20, 2009
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Upside Down Tomato Planters

Looking for an easy way to grow vegetables or flowers, but have limited space to pull it off? Upside down tomato planters can be used for multiple products and have a lot of benefits over other growing methods.

If you want to grow zucchini or peppers, upside down tomato planters work for that as well. Even fresh herbs and flowers can grow upside down.

For starters, there is no need for caging or stakes. Weeding is also totally unnecessary. Hanging planters eliminate bacteria, rotting, fungus and problems from those pesky small animals eat your veggies when you grow them in the ground.

Where To Use Hanging Planters?

There are lots of places and ways to use hanging tomato planters. Most commonly, people who live in urban settings with a greenthumb or townhouse community residents who don't have room for gardens find them most beneficial.You have a deck, porch, or tree branch that needs to be utilized more efficiently? Put a hanging planter on it.

Admittedly, there are many upside down tomato growers. I've seen a lot of people make homemade ones online. I guess if you're especially handy and have a couple extra buckets lying around, the do-it-yourself option is just as effective (and frugal).

How Do Upside Down Tomato Planters Work?

The sun warms the planter, causing the roots to grow and thrive.

Watering and fertilizing upside down tomato planters is easy because they typically feature a built in funnel. Because of this upside down positioning, the water and fertilizer go directly from the root of the plant to its fruit.

Upside Down Tomato Poll

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