All About Planting Tomatoes! [INFO-GRAPHIC]

Posted on Apr 11 2017 - 9:49am by UOG
Sun, Soil, Light, Pests & Timing

  • Sun: Tomatoes need lots of sun, so be sure to pick a spot without too much shade.
  • Water: Give your tomatoes about two inches of water every week all season, and give them extra water in the first few weeks.
  • Soil: Tomatoes do best in loamy, acidic soil, and it’s a great idea to plant them in soil that can be well-drained.
  • Timing: Shoot to start seeds six weeks before the Spring’s last frost
  • FertilizingTwo weeks after your first picking, is prime time for fertilizing. 
  • Pests: Plant some basil to ward off common tomato pests.
If you want a handy reference, check out this infographic from Sproutabl’s article on growing tomatoes.

Growing Tomatoes