tomatoes-tied-florida-weave [What We Grow]

For ease of harvest, and to prevent disease tomato plants should be staked.

Friends Drift Inn Farm uses the Florida Weave method to stake heirloom tomatoes. A stake is placed every 2 plants and as plants grow twine is woven through as supports.

About Joyce Pinson

Joyce Friend Pinson is a regional farm-to-table columnist for the Appalachian-News Express. She is a local television host. Her column show and blog, Friends Drift Inn, explores food, gardening, and real life farm-to-table stories from the perspective of a baby boomer in Appalachia. Joyce has a background in agriculture, media, and small business. Joyce is an heirloom gardening addict and home canner. She has a penchant for big hats, pointy toed shoes, and bourbon. Along with her husband Charlie, Joyce really does live in a barn where they ballroom dance. And laugh. And cook. And giggle.