Tomato Cages, Set of 4

Tomato Cages, Set of 4

Item # 8587040 STEEL
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Super-Sturdy Tomato Cages Support Heavy Yields

  • Extra-strong tomato cages keep tomato plants upright for a bigger, cleaner harvest
  • Big, 8" square openings make harvesting easy
  • Hinged panels fold flat for compact storage

Longtime customer favorites, our heavy-duty, powder-coated steel tomato cages are taller, wider and stronger than old-fashioned cone-shaped supports. And unlike flimsier versions, these are strong enough to support full-grown vines loaded with tomatoes. The tomato cages support plants on all sides (no tying needed) and keep plants up off the ground for better air circulation, cleaner fruit and fewer diseases. Large openings make harvesting easy, and the cages fold flat for off-season storage. In windy locations, we recommend anchoring with our Extra-Tall Earth Staples, sold separately.

  • Powder-coated steel
  • 14-3/8" square x 39" H including 7" legs; 32" H installed
  • 8" square openings
  • 10 gauge wire
  • Cages fold for easy off-season storage
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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4.6

(based on 1322 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (547)
  • Versatile (426)
  • Durable (320)
  • Accurate instructions (316)
  • Attractive (267)

Cons

  • Flimsy (24)
  • Difficult to store (16)
  • Small in size (16)
  • Heavy (9)
  • Difficult to use (8)

Best Uses

  • Garden (1013)
  • Outdoors (329)
  • Patio (126)
  • Tomatoes (38)
  • Lawn (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (730), Getting started (142), Practical (127), Master gardener (115), Budget shopper (54)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (974), Business (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (167)

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4.0

Great product

By Organic Oma

from Oregon valley & coast

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        These tomato cages are sturdy, fold reasonably flat for storage and can be applied for other uses in the garden.
        Also ordered the stack-able cage of same quality.
        Great products.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Excellent tomato cages!

        By Saddlinup

        from Montana

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              These are far superior to the cheap round ones. Good value too.

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              • No
               
              4.0

              Excellent long lasting product

              By N/A

              from Homewood, AL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Long Lasting
              • Strong
              • Well built

              Cons

              • Getting Snagged

              Best Uses

              • Limitless

              I use these for cucumers, peppers, and tomatoes. That applies to both in ground planting and containers. I usually stack two together for most plants.

              If used for containers, I stack them with the spikes together to have two smooth ends. If in ground, I stack pike end to smooth end to leave spikes available to insert in ground.

              Product is strong, well built, and exteremly durable. I have cages as old as ten years still in service.

              The only draw back I have found is getting snagged by wire tip sticking through hinge area.

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              • No
               
              5.0

              expense but worth it

              By lolas garden

              from ohio

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Folds for storage

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • Beef Steak Tomatoes

              as of this date these are holding up my tomatoes nicely. they are a little slight in construction.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excellent Cages

              By Nancy the novice

              from Strathmere, NJ

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Well designed and sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  After numerous trips to lawn and garden centers where I balked at the prices for "standard" tomato cages which in my experience do not hold up a tomato plant once the tomatoes get big, I bit the bullet and decided to make an investment in sturdy long lasting plant supports. The cost is sobering but once they arrived I decided I had made a good choice in these as they are VERY sturdy, fit next to each other in a row in the garden without gaps, and my neighbors, also with back yard gardens, all wanted to know where I got them. They look good, fold up flat for storage but most importantly, are actually doing the job. I do not yet have heavy fruit but when I do these are not going to collapse under the weight. Very pleased! And by next year I will have forgotten the price :)

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                  5.0

                  makes life so much easier

                  By Hobby Farmer

                  from Santa Fe, New Mexico

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strength Of Metal

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Tomatos Peppers Chiles

                    Growing lots of tomatoes to can, you have go to have a plan. My plan is to keep weeds down, make sure the plants get water and keep tomatoes from getting eaten by predators.
                    These tomato stakes are strong and look great

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                    5.0

                    Excellent value for the cost

                    By none

                    from Birmingham, Alabama

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Stable

                    Cons

                    • Will Snag You

                    Best Uses

                    • Cucumbers
                    • Peppers
                    • Tomatoes

                    I have used these cages for at least five years and they are still in service, which prompted me to buy more.

                    I use them for cucumbers, peppers, and tomatoes. they do an excellent job of providing support for both in ground plants and for containerized plants.

                    I generally stack two to make a single tall cage. If the cage is for in ground plants, I stack them so the stakes are exposed. For containerized plants I stach them so both ends are smooth.

                    I use a five foot metal fence post available at most hardware stores to hold the cages upright and secure against the load they bear.

                    They are very durable and the oly drawback I have observed is that care must be exercized to avoid the ends sticking through the hinge areas when reaching inside the cage.

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                    3.0

                    Arrived damaged :(

                    By Green thumbs

                    from Southern Illinois

                    Verified Buyer

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                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Good quality and sturdy, only reason for low star rating was they arrived bent, all four pieces, don't know if they shipped that way or were damaged in shipping.

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                          5.0

                          Sturdy and long-lasting

                          By Jen

                          from Ann Arbor, MI

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              I purchased two sets of four cages several years ago. They held up so well year after year, that when it came time to replace the last flimsy cages from our local big box garden center, I decided to invest in another set of four. They cost a bit more, but I know they'll pay for themselves within a couple of years. The original eight are still as sturdy as the new ones.

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                              • No
                               
                              3.0

                              The product is good, the service was unimpressive.

                              By Hoodie

                              from Vermont

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    I ordered the bean tower and vegetable seeds. The tower arrived very poorly packed, so much so that I was concerned parts would be missing and the Post Office thought the package had been damaged. The main pole was, quite literally, hanging out the bottom of the cardboard completely unprotected. The vegetable seeds were not included in the shipment and took two an additional two weeks to arrive. The tracking number on that shipment was incorrect so I was unable to track it. By the time they did arrive I had given up and purchased seeds elsewhere. While the product was good, I don't know that I would order again based on this experience.

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                                    • No

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                                    Download instructions for Tomato Cages, Set of 4 as a PDF

                                    Videos

                                    • Tomato plants are easy to grow, and they're one of the easiest plants to start indoors from seed. Here's how to grow your own tomatoes, from seed to harvest.

                                    Articles

                                    • Learn how to plan, plant and tend your own super-productive, raised-bed vegetable garden.
                                    • Clever ideas for supporting tomato vines
                                    • Learn the best way to start your own tomato seedlings. Quick to germinate and grow, tomato seeds are best sown indoors about six weeks before your average last frost date. <!-- Made unsearchable because this is almost the same as 7902, which has the video. Redirect in place. DJG, 1/7/15 -->
                                    • Tomatoes are consistently the most popular vegetable in American gardens. But for most gardeners, just any old tomato won't do.
                                    • Learn how to repot your tomato seedlings when they've grown too large for the original pot.
                                    • Left on their own, tomatoes will grow into shrubby, multi-stemmed plants that topple under the weight of their fruit. Proper pruning will help prevent this problem.

                                    There are no special shipping restrictions or charges associated with this item. For detailed information about our delivery methods and charges, click here.

                                    We're proud of the fact that this item is shipped to you directly from our warehouse in Vermont, by one of our 250 employee-owners. In-stock items are packed with care and shipped within the next business day to ensure prompt delivery to your home and garden!

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