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How to make a wire cage for tomatoes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1977 (v.55#6) pg. 172

Tip: Build an extra-sturdy tomato support from 1x2s.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1987 (v.65#6) pg. 27

Tips on ways to support tomato plants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1999 (v.77#6) pg. 164

How to build an 8x4-ft. tomato corral that includes a frame with crosspieces to support the plants as they grow.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1976 (v.66#4) pg. 41

How to grow tomatoes on a stake. Second article shows how to make a pyramid of stakes to support a tomato plant.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1978 (v.62#6) pg. 36

Heirloom tomato stakes work well, last a long time. Made from rebar.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.74#4) pg. 12

Using a frame of woven "hog fence" wire to support tomato plants.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1994 (v.78#3) pg. 34

Tip: Simple trellising system to expose tomatoes to the maximum amount of sunlight.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 6

Tip: Homemade trellis holds tomato plants off the ground without any need for staking or tying.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 8

Tomato training. How to use support and pruning for health and good yields. How to construct a tomato cage from concrete reinforcing wire.
FINE GARDENING #19 May-Jun 1991 pg. 36

Tip on building a permanent, free-standing trellis for tomato plants.
FINE GARDENING #43 May-Jun 1995 pg. 8

The Van Auken 2-piece tomato stake system.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan 1980 (v.24#1) pg. 14

How to get 200 tomatoes per plant using the "circle of cages" method.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 52

Tomato trellis made from metal fence posts and plastic clothesline.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1984 (v.28#4) pg. 20

Tip describes how to make a heavy-duty tomato cage.
GARDEN GATE #15 Jun 1997 pg. 6

Good looking tomato frames. (1) Trellis made from cast-off garden tools. (2) Cedar and copper tomato cage. (3) Branch stakes. (4) Pyramid-style towers. (5) Trellis from shipping-pallet wood. (6) Ladder. (7) Tomato pole.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 8

How to make tomato towers from steel reinforcing mesh.
HARROWSMITH #43 Jun-Jul 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 120

Staking tomatoes. Step-by-step instructions.
HORTICULTURE Jun 1990 (v.68#6) pg. 30

Tip suggests planting tomatoes around the outside edge of a tomato cage.
KITCHEN GARDEN #4 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 10

Tomatoes grow up. How to trellis and train for big fruit that ripens fast. Includes instructions for building an A-frame tomato trellis.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 58

The recycled, storable, indestructible, easy watering, for the rest of your life tomato cage. Built from PVC pipe and electrical conduit.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #160 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 40
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #161 Apr-May 1997 pg. 6

A guide to some of the best methods for staking tomatoes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1979 (v.26#4) pg. 90

A portable A-frame to built to protect tomatoes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 76

Tip: Build a tomato trellis from your firewood or scrap lumber pile.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1981 (v.28#5) pg. 16

Shade your home with tomatoes. Raise climbing varieties along the wall of your house. As they climb up the trellis, they will shade your house.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1982 (v.29#4) pg. 46

Tip: Use a capped metal pipe to drive tomato stakes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1982 (v.29#6) pg. 22

Make a bamboo tomato trellis.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1984 (v.31#5) pg. 25

Custom tomato stakes make tie-up easier.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1985 (v.32#4) pg. 24

Growing trellised tomatoes for a maximum yield in limited space.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1985 (v.32#4) pg. 39

Tomato cages which double as tunnel cloches and compost containers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1985 (v.32#8) pg. 22

Grow tomato plants between bales of hay topped with wide mesh wire fencing.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1986 (v.33#4) pg. 22

Tip on staking tomato fields using 8-ft. posts and twine.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.37#7) pg. 39

The great tomato debate. A dozen different ways to train tomatoes for productive results. How to make a tomato cage from concrete reinforcing wire or hog wire.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1992 (v.39#4) pg. 44

Stake-and-weave, a tomato trellis technique that is cheap but strong.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 26

Tip on making a tomato cage which doubles as a compost bin.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1995 (v.42#4) pg. 85

Build a super tomato and/or pea trellis.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1995 (v.42#4) pg. 90

How to increase tomato yields by training them to grow up. Various trellising methods described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1996 (v.43#6) pg. 54

How to reap a rich food harvest from small garden plots. (1) 100 sq.ft. raised garden. (2) Tomato tower. (3) Freestanding trellis. (4) Dowel trellis. (5) String trellis. (6) Planter boxes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1980 (v.153#3) pg. 157

Build this wooden tomato trellis.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1982 (v.157#6) pg. 138

8 garden aids for a bountiful harvest. (1) Vertical fence planter. (2) Cold frame/solar dryer. (3) Raised-brick planting bed. (4) Horizontal tomato cage. (5) Cucumber trellis. (6) Raspberry supports. (7) Tomato ladder. (8) Pole bean trellis.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1984 (v.161#3) pg. 112

Folding cages for tomato plants are made from wood.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1989 (v.234#5) pg. 66

Taking the sprawl out of tomatoes. How to use commercial or homemade cages to control tomatoes.
SUNSET May 1982 (v.168#5) pg. 96

A tomato training system utilizes a simple wire trellis attached to a west- or south-facing wall.
SUNSET Jul 1984 (v.173#1) pg. 214

How to grow fuchias and cherry tomatoes in wooden pots so they climb a trellis.
SUNSET May 1987 (v.178#5) pg. 282

Three ways to train tomatoes. Stake, dual-stakes with cross pieces, and a wire cage.
SUNSET Jun 1988 (v.180#6) pg. 166

"Telephone pole" support system for indeterminate tomatoes which tend to sprawl.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 232

Taming tomato plants. A collection of support ideas (cages, trellises, stakes).
SUNSET Apr 1991 (v.186#4) pg. 160

Suggestions on growing tomatoes, cucumbers, pole beans, peas, squash and melons on a fence or trellis.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1987 (v.52#8) pg. 47