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    Posted on May 6th, 2011 Pam No comments

    I don’t know how I came up with this idea and I don’t know why I didn’t think of it before.
    Supports for flowers can be expensive in a store. Sometimes over $5, tomato cages can double as supports for flowers. This is what I did.

    Here is a typical tomato cage.

    Then I took some bolt cutters, (my tool of choice).

    Then I cut the cage into three pieces.

    Here it is supporting some sedum. This cage has two sections.

    Here I have used the smallest size to protect some tiny lilies.

    This shows the different sizes.

    Note: try to trim as close to the ring as you can. This keeps the small points stick out of the top as small as possible.
    The supports in the store are typically green in color, so if you prefer green, just paint them with exterier paint.

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