Re: [tomato] Tomato Digest V1 #12
Thu, 27 Mar 1997 07:56:52 -0800

Paul Lasakow wrote:
> >Date: Mon, 17 Mar 1997 09:00:18 -0800
> >From: connie hoy <>
> >Paul,if it helps any I've used everything from your sort to hog wire
> >(staked and linear)to concrete wire in 8'rounds.I like both of these as
> >they are strong and the weather doesnt harm them in the long term.The
> >concrete wire type were bought in pre-cut sections which we just shaped
> >into rounds,staked and planted 2-3 indeterminate toms on.This enables
> >you to reach in to harvest and it will support the heaviest of vines.The
> >cages you mention are fine but when you plant 25-50 tom plants @ year,
> >you need dependable long term supports.
> Connie: Thanks for the reply. The concrete wire-- do I read accurately
> that you are shaping them into 8' in diameter cages?
> ++++==================================================+++
> Paul & Kathy Lasakow
> Norfolk, Virginia
> "One-fifth of the People are against everything all of the time".
> -Robert Kennedy

Robert,sorry 'bout that.To be more clear:the 8'(length)are shaped(takes
2 people unless your very strong and agile)into round
cyclinders/columns...Wonder if word is getting out about list as it is
very quiet , hope others will join in soon.

Connie Hoy
USDA zones4-7