From salads and sauces to tabbouleh, tomatoes and parsley are two things every kitchen needs lots of — and this Parsley & Tomato Container Garden has them. You don’t need a lot of space, either. Simply follow this design and you’ll have both at your fingertips this growing season. We’ve tossed in some marigolds, too, for a burst of bright color that will make you smile. Choose your favorite determinate tomato and be sure to put a cage around it for support as it grows. This design makes great use of space, as the parsley and flowers work as underplantings for the tomato plant. For your container, use a whiskey barrel, large metal tub, or other 24-inch (or larger) container, and be sure to create holes for drainage if they’re not there already.
For excellent results, fill the container with premium quality potting mix, such as Miracle-Gro® Potting Mix, which is the ideal weight and texture for container growing. Feed plants with Miracle-Gro® Shake ‘n Feed® Tomato, Fruit & Vegetable Plant Food to ensure they get all the nutrition they need.