Trench Tomato Planting

The secret to great tomatoes is all in the roots.

Photography by Christa Neu & Rob Cardillo

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Snip off the leaves on the lower portion of the stem

Trench Planting:

Step 2

Remove the seedling from its pot and gently massage the rootball apart. Snip off the leaves on the lower portion of the stem, leaving two to four sets of leaves at the top of the stem to ensure enough leaf surface for photosynthesis.

 

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