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Don't those tomatoes look delicious? This winter weather may have us stuck inside, but we can at least prepare for the glorious gardening days to come, right? There are many types of tomato cages you can use to support your plants, several of which are highlighted in this post over at Mother Earth News. Personally, I've never used anything as architectural as these folding wooden tomato cages, but I think I might try building some.
While you're at it, check out some of our books on growing and eating tomatoes:

The great tomato book by Sheila Buff

American tomato: the complete guide to growing and using tomatoes by Robert Hendrickson

100 heirloom tomatoes for the American garden by Carolyn J. Male; photographs by Frank Iannotti; foreword by Kent Whealy