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Topsy Turvy Upside Down Tomato Planter – 2 Pack

Speed to First Woot:
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First Sucker:
dreemstealer
Last Wooter to Woot:
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Last Purchase:
3 years ago
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Top 16% of all Woots
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Top 1% of all Woots

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  • 1% one month old
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Quantity Breakdown

  • 69% bought 1
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Quality Posts



wootalyzer


quality posts: 1 Private Messages wootalyzer

Wootalyzer's Pricing Post! - The price of today's woot item is saved here for future reference
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Topsy Turvy Upside Down Tomato Planter - 2 Pack
$6.99 + $5 Shipping
Condition: New

*DISCLAIMER* Wootalyzer! is in no way affiliated with Woot!, and this post may not always be here!

TechGuy125


quality posts: 22 Private Messages TechGuy125

Product Site: https://www.topsytree.com/flare/next?tag=im|sm|go|tm&a_aid=011&a_bid=bc3065e0

abramokids


quality posts: 16 Private Messages abramokids

What is a TOMsquareTO?

fidett


quality posts: 16 Private Messages fidett

Can it be used indoors? Bad idea?

bmw66x


quality posts: 48 Private Messages bmw66x

What is this STRANGE device?

I'm Bryan. Nice to meet you, Wooter.

rawrlolsauce


quality posts: 1 Private Messages rawrlolsauce

(Potentially?) related article: http://www.snopes.com/crime/safety/tomato.asp

mal1110


quality posts: 1 Private Messages mal1110

id rather swallow a cup of bucky balls than buy these.

jojoinnit


quality posts: 1 Private Messages jojoinnit

So do these work with uh... "any plant?" *ahem*

TechGuy125


quality posts: 22 Private Messages TechGuy125

Amazon with reviews: http://www.amazon.com/Felknor-Ventures-82506-Upside-Down-Planter/dp/B0001WYNP0

ebuckle


quality posts: 3 Private Messages ebuckle

Had two of these - never again! Plants looked cruddy, and tomatoes nowhere near as good as the ones in the raised beds directly adjacent. Plus after one season, they started to decompose...

tophyb


quality posts: 0 Private Messages tophyb

Got one in my Big o' Cosmos...that's enough tomatoes for me

propenguin


quality posts: 4 Private Messages propenguin

What are they attached to? Looks like they are just floating.

agentxnine


quality posts: 4 Private Messages agentxnine

hahaha tomatoes! great deal, or the greatest deal?

Blerg

lovepuff


quality posts: 2 Private Messages lovepuff
jojoinnit wrote:So do these work with uh... "any plant?" *ahem*



Yes, I've heard they work quite well with... ALL plants. Cough cough.

jjca87


quality posts: 1 Private Messages jjca87

Amazon has it for $7.29 for one with free supersaver shipping. It averages three stars with 300 ratings. Based on the plethora of one and five-star reviews, it looks like you'll either love it or hate it.

To woot, or not to woot: that is the question.

drewcroa


quality posts: 3 Private Messages drewcroa

I think these would be better suited for sale on moofi.

Greshmahg


quality posts: 50 Private Messages Greshmahg

I bought a strawberry one and a tomato one at Fry's last year.

I followed all the instructions

I put 2 tomato plants in the tomato one, and about 25 in the strawberry one

I watered them as scheduled

I fed them plant food.

I got ONE strawberry out of those 25 plants, about the size of an M&M.

I got 2 tomatoes, each about the size of a golf ball before they went bad and moldy.

Which means that these things either suck, that my thumb is blacker than Flavor Flav's, or else someone was feeding the plants rat poison at night.

I'm going with a combination of the first 2, since these things are ass-ugly. They're essentially nothing but nylon sacks with a hole cut in the bottom.

CoffeeOnIce


quality posts: 11 Private Messages CoffeeOnIce

But does it grow upside-down ketchup?

sandbar67


quality posts: 14 Private Messages sandbar67

between the grow lights I bought during the woot-off, and the radiation from Japan, these are gonna be some BIG tomatoes

snaped


quality posts: 1 Private Messages snaped

Meh...nothing special,same or even less yield with system.....move along people.


dreemstealer


quality posts: 1 Private Messages dreemstealer

I'm in for the Twofer. My only complaint is that they dry out like no other. Handy if, like me, you're stuck in a cruddy apartment. I plant tomatoes in the bottom and strawberries on top.

mrfox2


quality posts: 6 Private Messages mrfox2
fidett wrote:Can it be used indoors? Bad idea?



Yes. If you do use it indoors, make sure to put something below it to catch the excess water/soil runoff. Also make sure it gets adequate sunlight.

GregGeiger


quality posts: 11 Private Messages GregGeiger

could have thrown in a 15 cent bag of seeds with the deal..

xanbo


quality posts: 5 Private Messages xanbo

This video on Scotts.com shows how to assemble the product.

note - the version in the video appears to have some extras not included in this sale.

disclaimer - I work for Scotts and produced the video.

kitcatbrat


quality posts: 23 Private Messages kitcatbrat

So the hard part is deciding what type of tomato plant to buy...

DDorrell86


quality posts: 3 Private Messages DDorrell86

My aunt bought some of these from an infomercial. They work, but they are quite fragile. She's had multiple break from just hanging there..... and indoors is not a good idea due to cleanup.

elition


quality posts: 4 Private Messages elition

Cheapest on ebay is $5.50 w/ $5.50 shipping. Not a bad deal
Ebay Link

Cheapest on Amazon is $3.75
+ $5.49shipping.

So not a bad deal.

theunknownhero


quality posts: 0 Private Messages theunknownhero

How are these different than the ones for $4.99 at sellout.woot?

bohoho


quality posts: 1 Private Messages bohoho

The astonishing truth is that plants want to grow right-side up. When you try to grow them upside down, they put all their strength into growing upwards. Who knew?

bluejester


quality posts: 558 Private Messages bluejester

Costs more in the grocery stores and retail places. Lowest I've seen these for is about 10 to $15.

jacroe


quality posts: 21 Private Messages jacroe
jojoinnit wrote:So do these work with uh... "any plant?" *ahem*



Yeah I was hoping to grow some umm... basil. I mean I got my heat lamp and my vacuum sealer from the Woot! Off so I should be set after this right?

TechGuy125


quality posts: 22 Private Messages TechGuy125

Topsy Turvy from walgreens and walmart just terrible. Defiantly do not work well.

http://www.viewpoints.com/Topsy-Turvy-Upside-Down-Tomato-Planter-review-663c4#

troller11


quality posts: 7 Private Messages troller11

NightGhost got whitewashed with phosporous paint and is now a DaySaint. So say the rosary instead, and pray for a decent WOOT. I have these upside down planters and they SUCK. If DAYSAINT was here, he'd tell you to plant your tomatoes in a bed and get a decent yield. I think the roots COOK in these upside down planters.

Not recommended

acanarelli


quality posts: 209 Private Messages acanarelli
jojoinnit wrote:So do these work with uh... "any plant?" *ahem*



You've not lived until you try them with watermellons.

dlachesis


quality posts: 0 Private Messages dlachesis
theunknownhero wrote:How are these different than the ones for $4.99 at sellout.woot?



Strawberries at Sellout.woot.

jjca87


quality posts: 1 Private Messages jjca87
propenguin wrote:What are they attached to? Looks like they are just floating.



It has a hanger. Just stick a nail in your patio overhang where you get the right amount of sunlight.

To woot, or not to woot: that is the question.

sc4bbk


quality posts: 4 Private Messages sc4bbk

Just in time for Summer!

wjbird


quality posts: 0 Private Messages wjbird

These are junk stay away!

VeloSteve


quality posts: 5 Private Messages VeloSteve

Ours disintegrated in the sun - and what good is a tomato plant in the shade?