Good seedling is the key to a great harvest. This rule applies for seedlings of any culture. Many gardeners choose not to grow seedlings on their own, and buy it on the market. Most often it refers to the tomato seedlings. But it often turns out that a healthy looking tomato plants is of poor quality. To have a good harvest, the cultivation of seedlings of tomatoes you should do yourself.

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The cultivation of tomato seedlings: planting time

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You should always look at the lunar planting calendar of auspicious and inauspicious days for carrying out any agricultural work. With continued use of this calendar you will always know when to plant tomato seedlings .

The cultivation of tomato seedlings: seeds

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When you have decided on the seeds they should be planted seedlings. Before planting, you should remove poor quality seeds. It is possible to immerse all the seeds in salt solution (30-50 g per 1 liter of water). All the seeds that emerged, must be removed. Most likely, they will not germinate. Next, seeds should be soaked in a weak solution of manganese in for 15-20 minutes. Then the seeds should be rinsed in clean water at room temperature. Prepared seeds soaked for 12 hours in a solution of mineral fertilizers.

The cultivation of seedlings of tomatoes: prepare containers and soil

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For growing seedlings of tomatoes use a special soil mix that you can buy in the store, or prepare your own. Mix equal parts grassy land, lowland non-acidic peat and river sand{!LANG-639ae619d27719d84379e0215d36f9d8!}

The cultivation of tomato seedlings: planting seeds

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