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Greenhouse whilst on holiday

I have pots of tomatoes growing in a plastic greenhouse (quite successfully i might add)  
I am going away for a week.  Do I water them the night before then leave it closed until i return, or partly open?

I am new to growing, but am really enjoying watching things i plant grow.





  • treehugger80treehugger80 Posts: 1,923

    get the biggest tray possible and put a towel in the bottom, soak the towel  and put the pots on top of it, this should keep them watered well enough,

    I would leave the door slightly open to let some airflow, but to protect them from any possible cold nights.

  • DaveTebsDaveTebs Posts: 12

    Will do, Thank you

  • chris 172chris 172 Posts: 403

    Hi Dave

    if you are going away I would also repot them as the compost will dry out pretty quickly even though you are leaving in a tray on a towel.

    Growing tomatoes need a much bigger pot

    enjoy your jollies

  • DaveTebsDaveTebs Posts: 12

    Thanks Chris,

    I have a few growbags i am going to transplant them into.

    Iv also had some courgettes sprouting.

    Im going to need a bigger greenhouse!

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