2012 Tomatoes: Tomato Masters & Tomato Cage Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos of two favorite spring talks: Secrets of the Tomato Masters held for the public yearly, and our Chapter workshop; creating Tomato Cages for our own gardens

 

 

intern Kelsey welcomes everyone to

Secrets of the Tomato Masters

 

 

 

 

the talks played to a packed house! Sherry S. talks about different methods Sherry H. talks to the class about plant needs

 

Bob is the expert on staking and supports    

 

Susan sold soil thermometers

   

 

 

 

Don't miss next year's event! Held every spring at the Milwaukie Center. Check the webpage for details: Events Calendar

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter members workshop covers growing tomatoes and building a heavy-duty cage to support your plants.

 

 

 

    Taressa shows off her completed cage
Chapter members receive instruction on creating these heavy duty cages for supporting tomatoes. Holly outlines her talk on the board Instructors for the workshop: Bob, Holly and Sherry
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Holly and Buzz tools used for the workshop etting instructions in the outdoor building area

 

Bob give directions on putting the cage together after cutting Rodger prepares a cage for assembly cutting the wire into sections for individual cages

     

 

after cutting the ends of the squares are bent to connect the fencing together to make the round cage

 

 
 

 

 

all photos © s. andrews for the exclusive use of Clackamas County Master Gardeners. If you see a missing name, please feel free to email ccmgphotographer with corrections.