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How to tie & support tomato plants

Tie & Support Tomato Plants

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We will tie this plant to a stake since it is starting to droop.

We will tie this plant to a stake since it is starting to droop.

Just need some used nylon hose, bamboo stakes, and scissors.

Just need some used nylon hose, bamboo stakes, and scissors.

Cut some strips - no set size.

Cut some strips - no set size.

Tie the strip on the stake like shown here. No need to get fancy  - simple knots are fine.

Tie the strip on the stake like shown here. No need to get fancy - simple knots are fine.

Tie a knot on the outside of the plant - not around the stem.

Tie a knot on the outside of the plant - not around the stem.

The plant is staked and tied for support. Now the for the hard part - waiting for the tomatoes to develop and ripen.

Two months ago, I forgot to mention that you will need more stakes when the plants grow. I'm having a bumper crop, so, add more stakes!

  • Used nylon hosiery
  • Bamboo stakes