How to Deep Water Tomato Plants


Watering plants can be a challenge, especially if the plants need to be “deep watered” and fertilized.

Some would suggest using drip irrigation to slowly let the water soak in.

As good as drip watering is, sometimes it is not enough. That was the blight of Rebecca at Camp Wander.

The hot and windy summers never allowed her to give her tomatoes enough water. Not to be defeated Rebecca came up with a way to deep water her plants and bring in the harvest.


The root systems of many plants are very extensive, and getting the water to travel down 12-18 inches requires lots of water.

At the A Sonoma Garden website they share a solution to deep water their tomato plants.

Their results have been so good they’ve had to use beefier tomato cages. Check out their article including addition pictures at the link below…

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