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    • Kaydin

      I've always wanted to try the Topsy Turvy growing of tomatoes upside down. This spring I'm giving it a whirl! Though instead of buying the $30 as seen on tv version I made my own using some cheap buckets and some window screen. I planted them last week and their starting to take off. I have three different varieties, all small fruit. I didn't want to large tomatoes the chance to fall 6+ft and splat.

    • Vilen

      Kaydin, pardon my ignorance but I'd love to know the benefits behind growing tomatoes upside down.

      Is that because as the plant grows it would get closer to the ground with tomatoes naturally hanging at the bottom for easy picking? πŸ€”

    • Kaydin

      You know, it's just something I've seen and always wanted to try. Benefits would be if you have limited space, like a small back yard or only a balcony. There's some pretty impressive yield photos out-there too, though I don't know if you would yield more just because their upside-down.

    • Vilen

      I don't think the gravity is strong enough for any bugs to care about it πŸ˜‚.
      Or is it?

    • Kaydin

      I sure hope not. Though I'm sure a dedicated squirrel could get in there if they wanted. Hopefully there's easier stuff for them to forage then my tomatoes! :P

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