It is probably not the soil mix. Tomatoes need sun and heat. I tried
one year to grow some in the greenhouse during the winter. Wasn't
worth it. I probably paid 10 times in electricity than I would have
for tomatoes. Inside on a window sill does not do it.
Did you add any fertilizer after the plants got started? Patio type
tomatoes work best in pots. The variety "Patio" does fairly well in
pots. I also had OK results last summer with "Window Box Roma."
"Moral indignation is in most cases two percent moral,
Cherry tomatoes do quite well in pots and there are many available
that are specific to such growing. Look for ones with "patio" in the
You can grow full size tomatoes in larger tubs, though, and I do it
every year. Look for containers that are at least 20 inches.
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