Old 02-18-02, 05:00 PM
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Dear Craftilady
I am using an aparment patio for my gardent this year...I want to plant a determinate tomato plant......I know the kinds...haven't decided yet....but what type of pot...clay or plastic...or does it matter...and what soil is best and I know feed is 5-8-10. I grew a sweet 100 and it did ok...but not like it should have...so I'm going with the bush
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Old 02-18-02, 05:46 PM
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It does matter to some degree. Clay pots are very porous and the evaporation of water is quite rapid. I use the plastic ones that look like they are clay. During hot summer days they still may need water everyday.

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