Tomato Plants
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Tomato Cages

Zone indiana | pepsiman@7812 added on October 20, 2011 | Answered

I am getting ready to retire and put out a big garden next year. What are the best tomato cages and how big do they need to be?

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Nikki
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Answered on October 21, 2011

The best kind are really a matter of preference and whatever type fits your particular needs the most. Making your own is often easier. As for size, I think anywhere from 5-6 feet tall and 18-24 inch diameter should work, depending on the type and size of your tomatoes. Here is an article or two that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/making-tomato-cages.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/best-way-stake-tomatoes.htm

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