How To Build Tomato Cages
Step 1–Unroll the remesh.
Remesh is divided into 6″ squares, which is great because you can reach right through to pick your tomatoes. It also makes it easy to measure! Realistically, I did not unroll this all the way–just enough to cut a 5′ section.
Step 2–Cut to 5′ lengths using bolt cutters.
They don’t need to be huge, heavy duty cutters. I got the smallest pair and they were perfect!
Step 3–Wrap the remesh into a cylinder and use the “pokey” ends to keep it closed.
Step 4–Secure the tomato cage.
|I found an easy way to do this using the “pokey” end that sticks out. I grabbed it with my hand. . .|
|. . . pulled it down. . .|
|. . . and pulled it forward until it snapped into place.|
Step 5–Roll, push, and pull to get the cage into a circle.
Step 6–Cut off the bottom ring.
Step 7–Place in 2’x2′ section to support one indeterminate tomato plant.
Step 8–(optional) For deeper garden beds, cut off an additional ring.
And a video too!