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How to Have Tomato Transplants Ready for Your Garden in 6 Weeks - Container Size Matters

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How to Have Tomato Transplants Ready for Your Garden in 6 Weeks - Container Size Matters

Growing tomato transplants isn't really difficult once you have the basics down. It just takes some time to learn. However, growing large plants in 6 weeks, that are ready to be planted into a garden, can be challenging. The key is container size. Lighting, watering, and fertilizing will impact plant growth but cell or container size is often over looked. Generally speaking, a transplant's size is constrained by the growing space of the roots. The stronger and larger the root system, the more quickly the plant can grow in size. A lot has been written about lighting, watering, and fertilizing....

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