Upside Down Tomato Plant Update

by DIY Maven

It’s been about five weeks since I planted my upside down tomato plant, and, I’m very pleased to report, it’s doing great! For comparison’s sake, I planted an additional tomato plant, albeit a different variety, in the ground next to the shepherd’s hook. The plant hanging is DOUBLE the size as the one in the ground, AND the upside down plant has THREE tomatoes on it already, whereas the right side up one has none. The hanging plant did want to...

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How To Make An Upside Down Tomato Planter

by DIY Maven

Have you heard the buzz about these upside down (inverted) tomatoes? You can buy pricey containers and plastic bags in an effort to try this inverted growing technique, but here’s a really inexpensive and, I think, more attractive method than the other DIY how-to’s I’ve seen.

First, find yourself a large (I used a 12") plastic hanging planter and a tomato plant. I chose a smaller fruit producing variety. Tomato Chello, specifically.

First step of 'how to make an upside down tomato planter'

Using a...

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Soup Can Label = Wrapping Paper

by DIY Maven

If you’ve found yourself with a little something to wrap for a Valentine’s gift but have no wrapping paper in the house, try using a Campbell’s soup can label.

And for those of you who think this is a stupid idea, check out the Warhol Store where you can buy 12 sheets of 20" x 30" tomato soup wrapping paper--based on Warhol's 32 Campbell's Soup Cans--for 30 bucks.

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