beef toms in greenhouse. Grow bags v pots or pots in grow bags???

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Twood

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Evening all
I have trawled the site looking at posts on grow bags. There doesnt seem to be a definitive answer.

I am growing most of the toms outside ( or will be) but i have a few beef toms Cuor di Bue and thought I might grow some of them inside. So I have 2 Westmorland tomato grow bags. So does anyone have any thoughts. The greenhouse does get hot and I am aware that there is a possibility of then drying out.
Empty the compost into 2 or 3 large pots and plant. Plant toms into pots and put pots onto  the grow bags. I think straight into the grow bags will be a disaster because there isn't a lot of compost in them these days.
I think their idea of planting 3 toms into the bag is over egging it really.

all thoughts/ideas gratefully received

Twood
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JimB

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Never had any success with grow bags, could not get the watering right, you would need to be at home all the time to check if they were drying out.

Not referring to the present time, hopefully it will start to get back to normal over time!
STOP, and smell the roses!

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mumofstig

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I plant mine in 15lt builders buckets and stand the buckets in deep trays or old washing-up bowls for watering.
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I plant mine into the black flower buckets that the supermarket sells flowers from, I cut the bottom out & then stand in a reusable growbag that I 1/ 4 fill with compost & stand & then stand it all on a growbag tray. I used to just stand the pot on the tray filled with gravel but they suffered with botrytis.
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Twood

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Thanks everyone. I'm beginning to think they will be better off outside in the ground!

Twood

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mumofstig

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Thanks everyone. I'm beginning to think they will be better off outside in the ground!
Twood

They would be - until they get blight! Inside, they have a fighting chance of missing it :)



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