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[Tomato Dirt] 4 Ways to Stake Tomatoes
May 28, 2014

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 4, Number 10

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Feature: 4 Ways to Stake Tomatoes

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Staking tomatoes takes a little bit of work. But it has distinct advantages that help you have a healthier, bigger crop. Plus, some types of tomato staking are taken care of once, early in the season – and then you’re done.

Check out 4 ways to stake your tomato plants to get bigger fruit, earlier fruit, healthier fruit, better air circulation … and more space in your garden.

Find out more advantages and tips about staking tomatoes so you can have healthy, productive tomatoes all season long.

And check out how other gardeners stake tomatoes on our Staking Tomatoes Pinterest board.

Avoid This Big Mistake When Staking Tomatoes

If you wait to stake tomatoes until they need it (several weeks into the season), you will damage the root system as you press stakes, cages, ladders, trellising, or poles into the soil. Stake tomatoes soon after setting them out in the garden.

Learn about other mistakes to avoid when planting your tomatoes so you can get your crop off to a good start this season.

Check Out These Helps for Staking Tomatoes

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More about Staking Tomatoes

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That’s it for now. More next time!

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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