DIY Building A Backyard Tomato Trellis – Blog – Martys Garden Community

DIY Building A Backyard Tomato Trellis – Blog – Martys Garden Community (martysgardencommunity.ning.com)
Tomato Trellising System
This system is based upon several foundation dimensions which can be varied according to individual needs but all the parts have to be able to fit together proportionately.First, I do an immense amount of in-ground composting in the fall using manure,
shredded leaves from lawn mowing and grass clippings, tilling it all in. This provides not
only the nutriments needed for the next years growth, but also the necessary tilth for
creating modified raised beds and early spring soil workability.

In the spring, I till again and using a furrower put in rows. I make them wide and deep
enough to reach down to the untilled soil below. I then rake the soil level between the
rows. This in effect creates raised beds. This makes it so that I can use the rows not only
to irrigate, but also as foot paths to weed and tend without ever stepping on prepared soil.
When irrigating, the water fills to the brim and waters laterally.

With the 4 foot wide raised beds constructed, I…

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