Now that you put in the time and effort to plant your garden, don’t forget to give your plants the additional support they need to thrive through the summer. Support structures such as garden stakes, trellises and cages encourage a healthier crop and provide many benefits to the plants like proper air circulation and additional sunlight.
For some basic rules and tips on supporting specific plants, check out this link from Burpee.
Originally published on June 3rd, 2015. Updated on April 30th, 2019.