Tomato Trellising Options Tomatoes are growing fast in this hot summer weather. But before they get too large and out of control, it’s good to think about your trellising options. All but the dwarf varieties should be trellised to keep the fruits off the ground. Dwarf varieties can stand up on their own. By keeping the fruit off the ground, you’ll have fewer disease and insect problems and more room to grow and work around the plants. Let’s look at some of the options.
Living in a city often means dealing with a lack of space, particularly yard space. If you are lucky enough to have an outdoor space, but do not have access to land, this DIY wooden wine box planter might just provide the perfect solution. Fern Richardson, author of Small-Space Container Gardens and writer of the site Life on the Balcony, explains: