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I've always grown tomatoes in hanging baskets outside with good results. This year I've got lots of flowers but no tomatoes. Feeding the usual tomato feed. Any idea what might be wrong?

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  • purplerallimpurplerallim LincolnshirePosts: 3,979
    Feeding before fruit = green growth.
    No feeding  until toms appear,  there is still time for fruit.  Try hand pollination with a childs paint brush sized brush it will ensure fruit.🙂
  • Joy*Joy* Posts: 571
    Or use a bit of fluffy cotton wool. 
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 7,488
    or use the handle of an electric toothbrush
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • purplerallimpurplerallim LincolnshirePosts: 3,979
    edited July 2019
    Good idea @Joy* it's just I always have paint brushes 😁
    Now we are getting technical @Pete.8😁
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 7,488
    :) it was a tip I was given some years ago when my chilis weren't getting pollinated  - it worked for me, and if I tried with a paint brush I'd probably have knocked all the flowers off anyway :)
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
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