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Garden Tip: Tomato Pruning

By The Hollyhock Garden. Posted on July 10, 2020 in Stories + Recipes

Hollyhock Gardener Dana shows us how to prune tomatoes. Pruning your tomato plants helps them direct energy towards producing fruit, and can help the plant yield larger fruit and protect against disease problems. Dana also shares our method for using string to keep the plant growing upwards.

Feature Photo Credit: Amanda Mary Creative
Video Credit: Ayton Novak

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  • Ellie Hallman
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    What is the string attached to?

    • Loretta Laurin
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      Just another horizontal string that is higher up. You can attach that string to stakes on either end of the row, or a fence or building edge if there is one nearby.

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