Perhaps, there is nothing worse than opening your refrigerator to see rotten overripe tomatoes. But instead of throwing them away, that can be used to grow an unlimited supply of fresh, organic tomatoes.
GROWING A TOMATO PLANT WITH ROTTEN TOMATOES
To grow your own tomatoes you need only one pot, some dirt and four overripe tomato slices.
Place the tomato slices on the top of a pot filled with dirt, and make sure that the seeds have direct contact with the dirt.
Then cover those four slices with another light layer of dirt. Make sure that this layer of dirt is as thin as possible while still covering the tomatoes as if it is too thick the tomato plants will not be able to sprout.
After two to three weeks you should notice a few small seedlings begin to sprout.
Then select the strongest and biggest plants and move them into a large bowl.
That’s all you need to know in order to grow a tomato plants from overripe tomatoes.
Health Benefits of Tomatoes
According to experts, you should consume tomatoes every day! That’s because tomatoes are rich in numerous health beneficial vitamins and nutrients, making it one of the best fruits to have readily available, especially when they’re being cultivated without the use of pesticides! The tomato’s antioxidant properties make it great for protecting against a variety of disease, most notably the ones that target the cardiovascular system, such as heart disease. Vitamin C and E, which are both present in tomatoes, provide critical support to the cardiovascular system.
Note: The carotenoid lycopene (found in tomatoes) makes them so good at protecting the cardiovascular system. Lycopene fights against the buildup of fat in the bloodstream and the arterial walls, considered to be a driving factor in cardiovascular and heart disease.
So, try to consume organic tomatoes as much as possible now that you know how to grow them at your own home!