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Feeding toms

Evening Gardeneers. I'm wondering if there's a point where there's no need to feed toms (and chilli's for that matter)? Got loads of Roma, various chillis and sweet peppers ripening nicely in the greenhouse plus several Outdoor Girl doing well... outdoors 😃. Should I carry on feeding until everything has been harvested? Ta 
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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,670
    I usually stop feeding in August. At that point I have already stopped the plants growing tips and most of the tomatoes have set.
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 52,049
    I stop once they're all turning. I don't feed mine very often though - about three times in total, so probably August, like @fidgetbones . I treat mine a bit meaner than many people though, so I don't feed as often - around every two weeks or so.

    First feed is usually around mid July anyway as there aren't any fruits setting until early July. All indoors.
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • LynLyn Posts: 21,881
    Just fed mine for the first time,  will feed once more at the end of the month, that’s all they get.  The ground was enriched befor they went in, I don’t grow them in compost maybe that’s why I can get away with not much feed. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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