Every year, we try new varieties of tomatoes. They are, by far, my favorite thing to grow in our garden. But we’ve had a few problems over the last couple of years keeping everything straight as far as know which tomato is which.
I’ve tried sticking the little plant tag in the ground next to the plant, but inevitably the tag gets broken or lost over the summer, never to be seen again until we are tilling in the fall. I’ve tried writing it down, so we can keep a record of the varieties we love and don’t love quite as much. But sometimes I forget.
This year, we have fifteen tomato plants, in thirteen different varieties. I’ve decided to try something new. I think it’s a good idea and wanted to share it with you.
I’ve taken all the tags that came with each little plant, punched a hole, and zip-tied it to the tomato cage of each plant. I’m hoping we can keep better track of the tags this way (no getting stepped on and broken, or lost in the foliage). Wish us luck!