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Growing Healthy Tomatoes--Part 2

May 22, 2014

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Tomato cages, stakes or trellises–which will be best for growing your tomatoes? I’ve used cages and stakes and trellises look intriguing for large expanses of tomatoes.

If you need more information to decide, read this blog post at Tomato Headquarters where the heirloom tomato farmer/blogger outlines the pros and cons of each method.

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Read Growing Healthy Tomatoes–Staking and Pruning at one of my go to garden blogs, A Way to Garden.

View a short video from Fine Gardening on How to Prune Tomatoes. It was the refresher I needed for staking my tomatoes.

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During our recent Santa Anas, it was 92 F one day, too hot to work in the garden. So I sat in the shade, on damp grass in a cool dress, cutting twine into lengths to stake the tomatoes. Bliss.

I’ll have one more post with tips for growing healthy tomatoes. 

Tomato Growing Tips

Growing Healthy Tomatoes--Part 1