weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.
drill holes in bucket along bottom corner, then again 10 inches up.bury the bucket so top holes are just above ground. fill bucket with compost and put water in it every 2 days or so. self watering and fertilizer for your tomatoes!