Best Gardener’s Helper

This innovative tool makes growing tomatoes simple when you're short on space.

from Reader's Digest Magazine | May 2005

Love homegrown tomatoes but short on garden space? The Topsy Turvy Upside Down Tomato Planter is great for growing the delicious big boys on decks or porches. Soil, water and roots stay inside the UV-resistant hanging vinyl bag, while vines and tomatoes happily sprout from the bottom. “You never have to stake, cage, or weed,” says inventor Bill Felknor of Oak Ridge, Tennessee ($16.99;

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