Growing Tomatoes from Seeds–4 reasons you should

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When growing tomatoes you have a major choice to make, before you even consider gardening style. Are you going to grow your tomato garden from seeds or seedlings? In this post, I will look briefly at 5 reasons that you should growing tomatoes from seeds. There are other advantages; however I believe that these 4 are the most important.

If you are a new tomato gardener and want to become more experienced, nothing beats growing tomatoes from seed. Yes, your first batch may not produce a bumper harvest, but the valuable experience you get will carry you far in the future. By growing tomatoes from seeds, you will learn to be a much more cautious gardener.

1) Can have a Fully Organic Garden
When you purchase organic tomato seeds, you can be sure that your tomatoes are full organic. This is important to many people, as most of them are looking for a healthy tomato gardening which produces healthy tomatoes. Unless otherwise stated, many tomato nurseries growing these seedlings using chemicals.

2) Cheaper to Buy Organic Seeds than Seedlings
When you purchase seedlings, you need to understand that a lot of time, effort, and resources were put into ensuring successful germination. Starting soil can be expensive, and often time, you will pay indirectly when you are purchasing the seedlings. If however, you germinate your own seedlings, you can do so at a fraction of the cost (you are not going to be paying for someone’s time).

3) Keep your Tomato Garden Disease Free
By purchasing high quality organic tomato seeds, you can almost ensure that they will be disease free. This is important, or you could be introducing a disease that will ruin your entire tomato garden. If you are buying tomato seedlings you cannot be fully sure that your tomato plants will be disease free. If however, you buy the seedlings from a reputable source, you shouldn’t have too much to worry about.

4) Extra pleasure when your Tomato Plants Grow Tomatoes
Few things else can give you the pleasure of knowing that those lovely tomatoes in your fruit salad were grown from seeds, and that you put in all the hard work to grow them. It’s just pure joy when you bite into a juicy home grown tomato. I don’t know about you, but this can be quite a confidence booster.

As you can see, there are a number of benefits to growing tomato plants from seeds. It not only gives you satisfaction, it also saves you money, and is a healthier alternative when it comes to the large juicy tomatoes it will produce.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, your blog is very much informative and useful for gardening at home. But it would be more good if you had shared the procedure with pictures.

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