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Here's our most recent thread on the topsy-turvy tomato planters:

https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=33025

It is 11 people saying it didn't work for them and one person saying they had success with it.

If you type topsy-turvy tomatoes or upside down tomatoes into the Search the Forum keyword box you will find more written here about them.
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Guess it's into the ground for the little guys. I just checked on them and their leaves are browning. :( This is due to over-watering, correct? Unfortunately, I didn't notice until I gave em a little more water for the night. Hopefully they'll pull through if I just leave them be for a while. It's difficult to maintain the right amount of water in these things, though. People keep saying that these peat pots are bad news, and I can see why.

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Holy crap, guys. I have successful plants! Even my Brussels sprouts have sprouted some true leaves! Today is a glorious day, indeed! Now I have to figure out how to get them from container to final resting place. :P HOORAY!!!

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:clap: :clap:

You do have to figure out how to transplant them, but not just yet. You can just let them grow for a bit! Just because they have their first true leaves doesn't make them transplant ready. In the pix, your plants were tiny seedlings. You want to have nice little plants for transplanting... they resist the vicissitudes of outdoors a lot better when not so teeny and fragile.
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New picture please :D

I agree with Rainbow. You should have a plant looking something like this.
[img]https://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h300/eric_wa/Farmers%20Market/DSC02130.jpg[/img]

Without the Muscovy chewed leaves. :(

Eric

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Okay! I'll let 'em chill for a while. The tomatoes look pretty killer, their leaves are getting pretty big. I guess I'm just concerned that they'll die before they're ready. :lol:
Most of the plants have already kicked the bucket, so this weekend I'll have to see about starting them again, probably in their troughs for the herbs.



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