Quote from site "Last year I watched an eye-opening video about pruning tomatoes--getting them to grow high not wide. This encourages air circulation to avoid disease. It also keeps the fruit off the ground.
Love this idea! My tomatoes always out grow my cages! This article suggest using foam twist ties or garden tape to secure toms to trelis. Old pantyhose, cut into strips also works well. They stretch and don't cut into your plants.
I like this trellis idea for melons or pumpkins - Ideas for supporting tomato plants. A whole row for tomatoes, cukes, etc. planted on the far side, and shade tolerant lettuces, radishes and beets underneath.
How to build a garden trellis - The perfect tomato trellis! Last year my tomato plants were well over 8 ft tall.and clearly I am not, so I had to stand on something to reach the top. This trellis would make it so much easier!