Gardening Know How Questions & Answers -

type of soil for tomatoes and onions

What type of soil should I purchase to grow tomato and onion plants in? Last year I planted tomatoes and they grew about 6 ft. but not one tomato. Help please. This also was my first garden.

1 Comment (Open | Close)

1 Comment To "type of soil for tomatoes and onions"

#1 Comment By Nikki On 03/05/2012 @ 6:27 am

Both require fertile, well draining soil. You can add compost or well-rotted manure to the soil prior to or at the time of planting to help enrich the soil. If you had nice healthy tomato plants last year but no tomatoes, there may have been too much nitrogen in the soil, which will produce lush growth but little to no fruit. Here is more information that should help: [1]

Article printed from Gardening Know How Questions & Answers:

URL to article:

URLs in this post:

[1] :

[2] :

[3] :

Have any questions about this topic? Visit us at to ask your questions and get friendly answers from gardening experts.

You can also find us at:
'Like' us on Facebook:
Follow us on Twitter: - @gardenknowhow
Follow us on Pinterest:

Copyright © 2013 Gardening Know How Questions & Answers. All rights reserved.