Extend Your Season And Grow The Best Tomatoes
Plant your tomato plants outside weeks before the last frost with Wall O’ Water plant protectors. It’s the best way to extend your growing season for tomato plants.
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We love growing and eating heirloom tomatoes. The problem is that they take a long time to harvest, and in Colorado we have a short growing season. That’s where Wall O’ Waters come in. These ingenious plant protectors allow you to plant tomatoes outside weeks before your last frost.
With Wall O’ Waters we get an extended harvest time and are able to plant varieties that take longer to mature, including some of the best tasting tomato varieties. Like tomato plants, pepper plants have a long number of days to maturity, and Wall O’ Waters also work well for protecting pepper plants as they grow.
Wall O’ Waters protect plants down to 24°F. We’ve had times when the garden was covered in a blanket of snow and the tomato plants were more than content within the cozy confines of the Wall O’ Waters. We plant our tomatoes about 2 weeks before the last frost date, but you can plant as early as 4-6 weeks before your last frost date if necessary.
Not only do plants get an extra few weeks of growth, they also just grow faster when protected from the elements. We don’t have to worry about damage during frequent Colorado hail storms. While Wall O’ Waters aren’t cheap if you’re growing a lot of tomato plants, we’ve been able to reuse them for up to 8 years without replacing. They’re well worth the investment!