There are two reasons to tie tomatoes, and there's a different tie for each one. Train the leader to grow upright with a loose, figure-eight tie. To support burgeoning fruit, loop a long tie above a fruit cluster, and tie it to the stake 6 to 10 inches higher. Loop the tie twice around the stake and tie it tightly so the tomatoes don't pull it down with their weight.

There are two reasons to tie tomatoes, and there's a different tie for each one. Train the leader to grow upright with a loose, figure-eight tie. To support burgeoning fruit, loop a long tie above a fruit cluster, and tie it to the stake 6 to 10 inches higher. Loop the tie twice around the stake and tie it tightly so the tomatoes don't pull it down with their weight.

Pruning Tomato Plants: how to prune tomatoes - All  Tomato

Pruning Tomato Plants: how to prune tomatoes - All Tomato

Florida Weave - finally found the name of the method I want to grow my tomatoes

Florida Weave - finally found the name of the method I want to grow my tomatoes

the Florida weave support method for tomatoes. Might try this since all my tomato cages have disappeared.

the Florida weave support method for tomatoes. Might try this since all my tomato cages have disappeared.

James Bryan had a bright idea that resulted in something brilliant...

One Man’s Genius Idea To Grow Tomatoes

James Bryan had a bright idea that resulted in something brilliant...

How to Stake Tomatoes the Rustic Sicilian Way!

How to Stake Tomatoes the Rustic Sicilian Way!

Did you know there are more ways than just a tomato cage to stake your tomatoes? Click to read about 5 ways to stake tomatoes to keep them off the ground, healthy, and producing tons of fruit!

The 5 Best Ways to Stake Your Tomatoes

Did you know there are more ways than just a tomato cage to stake your tomatoes? Click to read about 5 ways to stake tomatoes to keep them off the ground, healthy, and producing tons of fruit!

Very detailed instructions on how to grow a better tomato plant.

Very detailed instructions on how to grow a better tomato plant.

How To Prune Tomato Plants+

How To Prune Tomato Plants+

Follow all these tips to make growing healthy and fruitful tomato plants  easy.    1. Plant your tomato plant in a place with 10 hours of direct sunlight.  2. Have enough space between plants for air flow.  3. Soak the base of your tomato plants once a week or more during those hot  summer days.  4. Pinch and remove suckers that develop in the crotch joint of two  branches.  5. Use a tomato cage to support your plants.  6. When your tomato plant reaches 3 ft. tall, remove the leaves from the…

10 Tomato Growing Tips

Follow all these tips to make growing healthy and fruitful tomato plants easy. 1. Plant your tomato plant in a place with 10 hours of direct sunlight. 2. Have enough space between plants for air flow. 3. Soak the base of your tomato plants once a week or more during those hot summer days. 4. Pinch and remove suckers that develop in the crotch joint of two branches. 5. Use a tomato cage to support your plants. 6. When your tomato plant reaches 3 ft. tall, remove the leaves from the…

Florida weave for supporting tomatoes - genius! Karen has written a great article for tomato newbies, about removing suckers, pruning leaves, & tying up tomatoes.

Give your tomatoes a weave.Pruning and supporting tomatoes

Florida weave for supporting tomatoes - genius! Karen has written a great article for tomato newbies, about removing suckers, pruning leaves, & tying up tomatoes.

Homemade yellow sticky traps catch aphids that eat your tomato plants

Homemade yellow sticky traps catch aphids that eat your tomato plants

Tomato Stakes - Use strong stakes for tomato plants: 2 inches by 2 inches, about eight feet long and driven 24 inches to 30 inches deep will support most tomatoes.

Staking Vegetables

Tomato Stakes - Use strong stakes for tomato plants: 2 inches by 2 inches, about eight feet long and driven 24 inches to 30 inches deep will support most tomatoes.

"Florida weave" tomato staking

"Florida weave" tomato staking

Trellis ideas for vertical gardening

5 Gorgeous Vertical Gardening Beds -

Trellis ideas for vertical gardening

How to Tie Tomatoes. There are two reasons to tie tomatoes, and there's a different tie for each one. Train the leader to grow upright with a loose, figure-eight tie. To support burgeoning fruit, loop a long tie above a fruit cluster, and tie it to the stake 6 to 10 inches higher. Loop the tie twice around the stake and tie it tightly so the tomatoes dont pull it down with their weight.

How to Tie Tomatoes. There are two reasons to tie tomatoes, and there's a different tie for each one. Train the leader to grow upright with a loose, figure-eight tie. To support burgeoning fruit, loop a long tie above a fruit cluster, and tie it to the stake 6 to 10 inches higher. Loop the tie twice around the stake and tie it tightly so the tomatoes dont pull it down with their weight.

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