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One of the most important things you can do for your tomato plants is keep them off the ground as they grow. Caging or staking tomatoes is vital...

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.

from Measured by the Heart

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

from Cottage at the Crossroads

DIY Tomato Cages

DIY Tomato Cages from Cottage at the Crossroads (these would be cheaper than the PVC, but are they tall enough for indeterminate plants???)