Ask “How do you plant tomatoes?” and like opinions, you’ll get lots of feedback all different.
If you want to have success… go find someone already having success and model them. Planting and growing tomatoes is no different.
Recommended Reading: When you transplant tomato seedlings use Epsom salt!
Over at Love Apple Farms they plant a tomato, filling the hole with a ridiculous amount of stuff, basically “the kitchen sink and cover it all up.”
Find out how and what these pros do – from digging a hole, prepping the bed, spacing, fertilizing the tomatoes, fish heads and lots of other stuff.
To check out this good tutorial, via growbetterveggies.com. This post from practically functional shares some tips on transplanting tomato seedlings into bigger pots.
Also, check out our post on ways to minimize transplant shock.