“Have you ever opened the fridge wondering what’s for dinner and discovered you’re out of tomatoes again, just when they’d come in handy? Now’s the time to start growing your own tomatoes at home! Follow along to learn how to start your own tomatoes from seed and make a simple chicken skillet recipe with the harvest!
Growing potted tomatoes on balconies, window sills, or corridors is becoming more common for apartment dwellers with no garden space.
Spring onions can grow so fast you can see their stems lengthen from the cut tops the very next day after cutting them! After about 3 weeks to a month, the new shoots should be long and large enough to harvest.
When tomatoes are ripe and have turned to their mature colour, harvest them by gently snipping the tomatoes off their stems and enjoy!
Serves 4 people
Written by: Carly Anderson, Horticulture Researcher (Research and Horticulture)
Carly is an American who grew up in Florida, another warm and humid climate. She is passionate about the scientific approach of growing plants for all to cherish and enjoy!