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an anyone help ? I need to know how to grow organic tomatoes?

What nutients do I add to the soil ?

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Gardengirl1947

Asked by Gardengirl1947 at 11:38 PM on May. 29, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • you dont need to add anything to make it organic... What makes it "organic" is that nothing is added.. no herbicides, no pesticides, no synthetic fertilizer Your best bet would be to go buy some pots/above ground planters, buy the organic potting soil (super expensive) and start with any old tomato seed. Its a bit late to start from seed though.

    LuminousMom

    Answer by LuminousMom at 12:09 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • For fertilizer you would need to use either homemade compost or purchase an organic fertilizer from a store. You can even purchase ready-made compost from the store, but be sure the label says that it is organic. Gardens Alive! (specialty catalog on the web) has organic fertilizers just for tomatoes that works very well. Organic only means that you don't use petroleum/chemical-based fertilizers, but instead use natural fertilizers like compost & manure. The only way to truly know what you need to add to your soil would be to test it and see what it is lacking in. If you have a local agrcultural extension office, you should call them & ask for help because they will know what is best for your specific area.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 7:25 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • I agree with the other answers. but what you need to do is put your grass clippings around the base of your plant. about two inches thick. This will keep the moistor in and give the plant all the nitrogen it needs. This is that you havent put fertilizer on your lawn for at least two weeks.
    chedhead

    Answer by chedhead at 1:21 AM on May. 31, 2009

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