HELP. Tomatoe queries

After a bout of depression due to sudden loss of leg use imageI suddenly - and for no apparent reason as I know when to plant them - decided to plant some tomatoe seeds, which have now grown to 3" tall and are doing well.  What I need to know is do they stand a chance of surviving and producing fruit?  I have also done the same with peas which are growing like mad and flowering.  


  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener LeicsPosts: 6,354

    The toms may make it if you can grow them in a conservatory or on a sunny windowsill indoors, but probably won't have time to ripen outdoors or in a cold greenhouse.  The peas should be fine though. image

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 19,692

    Nothing ventured Greywolf! Don't know whether you'll get any success with the toms but if you have them under cover and you get a few flowers etc -  then who knows! Nothing to lose. About 6/8 weeks ago I bought 3 sad little plants a few inches tall from B&Q for 20p . The growhouse got knocked over and one was decimated. I brought it into the kitchen and now it's the same height as the other 2 - about 18" and plenty of buds so it's  caught up again. The others have opened flowers - that's the only difference.

    Let us know how they get on and best of luck.image

  • GreywolfGreywolf Posts: 3

    Thanks Bob,

    I will try to make space on the sunniest windowsill between the chillies and the peppers, when the weather turns cooler (or nearest mid to end September, or October)


  • GreywolfGreywolf Posts: 3

    Very true Fairygirl.  I'll most definately keep you informed of their progress.  I'll try all I can to help them grow, flower and fruit. At the moment they are outside but I will be keeping a close eye on themimage.

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 19,692

    Amazing what a little heat will do for them! image

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