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    Default Growing some early tomatoes - 2019

    2018 thread at https://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gr...8-a_95631.html

    Dig out your seeds and propagators - its worth a gamble. You too could be eating homegrown tomatoes before those who grow by the rulebook.
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
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    I'm very tempted to play again this year

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    Quote Originally Posted by Small pumpkin View Post
    I'm very tempted to play again this year
    i am too.

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    I have a few spare packets too, but might have to leave it til next month as I haven’t made my pots yet!

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    Next month is in 2 days - start pot-making, Chestnut.
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chestnut View Post
    I have a few spare packets too, but might have to leave it til next month as I haven’t made my pots yet!
    how do you make your pots?

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    I'm going to join in with this then hopefully I'll have early and late toms.
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    I will be sowing my 2 early Shirleys as usual in the first week of January. These will start under lights and be moved to the sitting room windowsill when they get too tall. They will be stopped at 2 or 3 trusses and spend their whole lives on the windowsill. I expect to harvest the first tomatoes from these in mid June. I'll also be sowing Balconi red and yellow in early February - these usually beat the Shirley and produce the first ripe fruit in the 2nd half of May.
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