Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Tomato Covered Wagon design Toplef10Tomato Covered Wagon design 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Tomato Covered Wagon design I22gcj10Tomato Covered Wagon design 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Tomato Covered Wagon design Toplef10Tomato Covered Wagon design 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Tomato Covered Wagon design I22gcj10Tomato Covered Wagon design 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Wasabi Radish
by markqz Today at 12:52 pm

» Tomato - Snow Fairy
by markqz Today at 12:44 pm

» N&C Midwest — October 2021
by nrstooge Today at 10:23 am

» Hello from Murphy, TX
by TracharCoop Yesterday at 11:53 am

» I want to start over
by Roseinarosecity Yesterday at 12:46 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing July to December 2021
by Kelejan 10/16/2021, 6:15 pm

» Birds of the Garden
by Kelejan 10/16/2021, 6:10 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising 10/16/2021, 12:18 pm

» Winter Travel
by OhioGardener 10/13/2021, 8:17 am

» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by sanderson 10/12/2021, 1:36 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by yolos 10/10/2021, 11:09 am

» Keeping bees
by Kelejan 10/9/2021, 10:50 am

» worm buying
by OhioGardener 10/8/2021, 8:57 am

» October: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by Yardslave 10/7/2021, 5:56 pm

» Hello from West Palm Beach, FL
by OhioGardener 10/6/2021, 6:02 pm

» OhioGardener SFG
by OhioGardener 10/5/2021, 9:31 pm

» National Kale Day
by OhioGardener 10/5/2021, 9:04 am

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 10/4/2021, 2:13 pm

» October Avatar: Fall Gardening
by sanderson 10/4/2021, 2:06 pm

» What are these fruits?
by bijan 10/4/2021, 1:53 pm

» Mulching question?
by sanderson 10/4/2021, 1:46 pm

» Wood Chips-->Pine
by sanderson 10/4/2021, 1:41 pm

» Dr Higa's Soil Classifications
by sanderson 10/4/2021, 1:35 pm

» Famous Gardening Quotes
by sanderson 10/4/2021, 1:32 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by has55 10/3/2021, 5:02 pm

» The SFG Journey-Johnson Su Bioreactor for composting, No turning
by has55 10/3/2021, 4:42 pm

» My SFG journey- using hanging clips on cucumber and tomatoes
by has55 10/3/2021, 4:37 pm

» The SFG Journey: The love ballet of cucumber
by has55 10/3/2021, 4:34 pm

» I should have barked (zucchini humor)
by OhioGardener 10/2/2021, 3:11 pm

» This volunteer plant with interesting flowers
by OhioGardener 10/1/2021, 5:29 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Tomato Covered Wagon design

5 posters

Go down

Tomato Covered Wagon design Empty Tomato Covered Wagon design

Post  WardinWake 9/7/2010, 12:56 pm

Howdy Folks:

Below is a link to Mel's new Tomato Covered Wagon design. Gotta love it.

God Bless, Ward and Mary.


http://squarefootgardening.mybisi.com/product/mels-covered-wagon
WardinWake
WardinWake

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 935
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 71
Location : Wake, VA

Back to top Go down

Tomato Covered Wagon design Empty Re: Tomato Covered Wagon design

Post  boffer 9/7/2010, 1:07 pm

Only in my dreams!
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 68
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Tomato Covered Wagon design Empty Re: Tomato Covered Wagon design

Post  WardinWake 9/7/2010, 1:14 pm

@boffer wrote:Only in my dreams!

Well, it will grow lots of green tomatoes too!

God Bless, Ward and Mary.
WardinWake
WardinWake

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 935
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 71
Location : Wake, VA

Back to top Go down

Tomato Covered Wagon design Empty Re: Tomato Covered Wagon design

Post  CarolynPhillips 9/7/2010, 10:25 pm

to be honest---i dont like it.
CarolynPhillips
CarolynPhillips

Female Posts : 779
Join date : 2010-09-06
Age : 51
Location : Alabama Zone 7a

Back to top Go down

Tomato Covered Wagon design Empty Re: Tomato Covered Wagon design

Post  Blackrose 9/7/2010, 10:55 pm

I want it!! I just ordered a bunch of heirloom tomato seeds for next year's garden. No more Early Girls for me!! I would love to grow my heirlooms in this.

Now if I could just convince my DH to let me buy one. Twisted Evil
Blackrose
Blackrose

Female Posts : 710
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 48
Location : Aurora, Ontario, Zone 5a

Back to top Go down

Tomato Covered Wagon design Empty Tomato Covered Wagon Design

Post  junequilt 9/9/2010, 11:26 am

A few questions and observations:

How does the netting across the top increase the amount of tomatoes grown by the same number of plants? My tomatoes did exceedingly well this year, but by the time they reached the top of the regular SFG trellis, they were pretty much blown for the season. The only exception was a cherry tomato.

Bending the frame outward would allow for greater air circulation than with upright framing, but is it sufficient for 8 tomato plants?

How would you best position the box directionally to get maximum sunlight to the plants?

If your tomato vined over the top, wouldn't that cut off sunlight to the rest of the plant?

Also, regarding the depth of the bed: I know the classic recommendation for SFG is 6", but in my 11"-deep boxes the tomato plants exponentially out-produced those grown in shallower ones.
junequilt
junequilt

Posts : 319
Join date : 2010-03-22
Location : Columbia, SC (Zone 8)

Back to top Go down

Tomato Covered Wagon design Empty Re: Tomato Covered Wagon design

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum