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The Basket Weave or Florida Weave is a common way to stake field tomatoes. Staking is important to reduce fruit rots, sunscald, and foliar diseases.

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2023 Edible Plant Sale

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2023 Master Gardener Class

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Managing Your Landscape for Birds

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