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Extra large tomato seedlings

Tomato seedlings

Two parts manure and one part stump dirt will keep these tomato seedlings bright green until they go into the ground. I wonder if hefty transplants will turn into extra early tomatoes?

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I read this technique somewhere and had great results with it.

When transplanting a tall seedling (near 12 in.), clip all but the top leaves. Plant deep enough that it looks like a small, normal transplant. In the bottom of the hole add a scoop of compost, a tablespoon of blood meal and a tablespoon of bone meal.

The quantity of tomatoes off that setup was phenomenal. I don't recall how early the first were.

Comment by tom Mon Apr 21 17:56:34 2014

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime