Re: [tomato] Tomato cages for potted plants?? (
Tue, 13 Jun 2000 12:50:51 EDT

I'm a little confused...The cage is big at the bottom and small at the top? I 
see lots of the cone type cages around here that are small at the bottom and 
large at the top like ice cream cones. 

In a message dated 6/12/00 12:04:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> Was there any reply to this?  My father who lives just outside of Chicago
>  has been looking for these cages as well.  I'd be interested to see if
>  anyone knows of these.  Thanks~
>  Katie Magelssen
>  First Time Tomato Grower
>  Seattle, WA
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: MAS, JOHN C. [FND/1820] []
>  Sent: Friday, June 02, 2000 5:06 AM
>  To: ''
>  Subject: [tomato] Tomato cages for potted plants??
>  We have a Black Walnut tree in our yard - and since the roots are toxic to
>  tomato plants we plant them in large plastic pots.   A couple of years ago
>  we bought what I would call LARGE INVERTED CAGES.  They have 4 rings with
>  the lowest being 18inch diameter 2nd lowest 16 inch etc ... but still 
>  the spikes on the bottom to anchor into the ground outside of the pot.   We
>  cannot remember where we got them, but cannot find them anywhere.  Any help
>  in finding / or identifying these cages if they are not truly tomato 
>  We are in the Chicago area.
>  Thanks!
>  John