Frustrated with staking or caging your tomatoes? Try this!
This weekend we used our stake-a-cage method to support the tomatoes as they grow. No, we didn't find this on an infomercial, rather, we developed this method by pure accident. Last year at this time, we had just moved the chickens into their permanent home "The Coop" at the farm.
We had left over fencing wire from when we built the outdoor run, and we had large stakes that we had used to stake out the ground on which it now sits. With some wire cutters, u-nails, and a hammer to build the 'best of both worlds' method of staking up our tomatoes. We now have the support of a strong stake, but also the support that a sturdy wire cage provides.
The best part is that the cage is open in the front, allowing for the ease of tying up the plants to a broad area, along with the ease ...»