Unusual way to grow tomatoes right on the balcony
How wonderful it is to prepare a salad from fresh vegetables grown in your own garden! You can be sure that harmful fertilizers and chemicals will not fall into the vegetables. But not everyone has a private house or suburban area. Fortunately, ripe tomatoes can be grown directly on the balcony of the city apartment. Particularly good results are obtained from those whose windows face the sunny side.
Work a little over the organization of your small “vegetable garden”, and you can eat pure organic vegetables grown with real care and attention. The method differs manufacturability and environmental friendliness.
Tomato is a plant that tends to adapt to different conditions. Therefore, it can be grown in such an original way.
For such planting, you need to use a special type of arrangement of bushes, in which they fall from the containers for the soil. It is best to sow the seeds in the spring, as they need a lot of heat and light.
Tomato - an annual plant, and each time you have to grow new seedlings.Old bushes, if left in the soil, will not bear fruit. But you can equip on the glazed balcony or loggia a semblance of a greenhouse, and there are tomatoes not only in the fall. In some cases, you can harvest more than one crop per year.
To grow tomatoes will need the following materials:
- empty plastic bottle of 2 liters;
- fertile soil;
- filters for coffee;
- chopsticks for sushi;
- tomato seedlings ready to transplant
Rinse the plastic bottle and cut off the bottom of it.
Place the bottom in the upper part of the bottle so that it faces the cork side.
Using the screw, drill a through hole in two parts of the bottle at once.
Using the same screw, make several holes in the bottom of the bottle. They will pass the water.
Remove the seedlings from the container in which they were grown. If you used special containers of peat, simply tear off the bottom to make the roots easier to reach the soil.
Now you need to cover the upper part of the ground on the container with the seedlings coffee filter. Thus, the roots of the plant will be protected.
The following operation must be performed with extreme caution.Pass the tomato sprout through the neck of a plastic bottle. Make sure that tender young leaves are not wrinkled.
After that, you need to add a bottle of fertile soil. Turn the bottle over and completely fill it with earth. After that, insert the bottom and secure it with wire and wooden sushi sticks.
It remains only to put the tomatoes on the sunny loggia. The more light you get, the more ripe and tasty they will turn out. You can disguise containers with film or cloth to make them look more aesthetically pleasing. It is necessary to water the soil, pouring water into the upper part. At other times, you can put pots of flowers on the bottles to make the balcony look prettier.
Have a great harvest!
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