dealstopsy turvy upside down tomato planters - 2 for…

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I just saw these at the 99 cent store ...

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This reminds me... I still have two of these from my very first BoC. I should pull them out and use them (might need new seeds though).

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I'd only call these "alright". The bags act as a greenhouse, so if you're in a warm climate (like Oklahoma during the hottest summer on record), you can't keep enough water in these things. They'll just burn up the roots of the poor little plants. In addition, I'd say if you're going to plant tomatoes in them, use something like a roma, cherry, or grape tomato. The weight of the fruit will twist and break the plant stems.

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@ninjafluff: I agree. I tried one of these in Arkansas and it was a waste of time on my balcony. I couldn't get the plant more than a foot tall and it kept wanting to defy gravity haha.

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Walmart has them for $5 a piece

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Be very careful where you put these things, as they are HEAVY! Once the bag is filled with soil, then properly watered, it can weigh as much as 30 pounds. Start adding ten pounds of plant, and another 10 pounds of produce, and this thing can really ruin someone's day if it falls on them. Make sure whatever you screw the hook into is a solid hunk of wood, and not just siding or facing.

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dollartree, they are a dollar each. Its the pepper version, which is smaller I think.