Should I use potting mix to transplant tomato seedlings?

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Leah IL, Apr 18, 2006.

  1. Leah IL

    Leah IL momto6

    Aug 14, 2004
    Can I just use soil when I move my seedlings from the small peat pots to 4" pots? I used a potting mix first, but now they need more space.
  2. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

    May 11, 2002
    Yes, if it is not heavy clay. You could stick the peat pot and all right in to the 4" pots. Putting them deeper in the soil will make them grow a larger root system. Might help to cut the peat pots down the sides.