How Do You Start Tomato Plants From Seeds?
Starting your garden or container tomato plants from seeds is both easy and fun – if you follow a few guidelines and start your plants early. It also provides you with a greater variety of tomatoes to choose from when planning your garden layout and vegetable choices. A sunny indoor window ledge or indoor artificial light source is a perfect place to begin the year’s gardening adventure! Decisions to make: Decide where (indoors or greenhouse)to put your future baby tomato plants. Decide when to plant the seeds to have prime plants to go out in the garden. Decide what tomatoes you want to grow this year. Punch holes in the bottom of your cup to water the plants and for drainage. Fill the cup about 1/3 full with potting soil. Place the seed in the middle and cover with 1/4 inch more soil. Place cup in larger pan or container, spray water LIGHTLY over the soil until it becomes saturated. (spraying lightly will prevent the soil from compacting and also keep the seed from dislodging) Keep t