2. When the first flowers begin to open, move the plants into larger pots, a growing bag or plant outside approximately 45cm apart. If they’re going outdoors, they should be ‘hardened off’ to ease the transition by slowly helping them to acclimatise to the weather.
3. There are two growing habits of tomatoes. Cordon grow tall and will require support from a vertical cane and side shoots should be removed regularly. Bush tomatoes don’t need support or removal of side shoots – these grow well in hanging baskets.
4. Water them regularly to keep the soil evenly moist.
5. When the fruit is ripe and fully coloured, they can be picked.