Session Two Instruction Card

Transplanting your Tomato plants

  1. When the plants are about 10cm high they are ready to plant outside, (they can be a bit smaller or larger than this).

  2. Take them outside and water them well.

  3. Push up from the bottom of the module to ease the compost and plants out of the module.

  4. You should see the roots of the plant holding the compost together.

  5. Make a hole wide and deep enough for the tomato plant.

  6. Place the tomato plant in the hole and the hole with soil. Press the soil down around the tomato plant.

  7. Place a stick or cane into the ground beside the plant. The stick needs to be about 1.2m high. Loosely tie the plant to the cane with soft string.

  8. If you have the room, plant the remaining tomato plants so they are about 50cm apart, if you don't have a lot of space then the minimum they can be spaced is 30cm apart.

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