So here goes…. My hubby, which I must say is the best hubby in the world, helped me with building a tomato cage Christmas tree. Could I have done this myself or with my daughter? Absolutely! But it was so much fun making this with the hubby!
Here are the items you’ll need:
Tie wraps ( aka cable ties or zip ties)
Step 1) set your tomato cage inside the plant container (aka planter pot) to ensure it will stand up inside the pot. Use your first tie wrap to secure the legs of the cage together so that it begins to look like a tree.
***optional step is to use drill to drill holes around the edge of the planter so you can use the tie wraps to secure the cage to the planter which we did.***
Step 2) Begin wrapping your garland around the bottom edge of the cage/the top of the planter. (We used garland which has the lights in it which made it a lot easier.)
Step 3) As you start wrapping the garland, you’ll begin using the tie wraps to secure the garland at each ring on the cage. This keeps the garland in place so it won’t slide down.
Step 4) Once you get to the top continue looping the garland over the top and tuck in the last bit around a layer that is already secured. You may choose to use a tie wrap at the end as well .
Step 5) Enjoy your new tree! We kept ours plain for now but I may add some ornaments soon.