Ann’s Garden: The Transition from Cool to Warm Weather Plants

On April 21, the collards and kale are tall and flowering. They've been nutritious and tasty.

On April 29, the collards and kale have been removed and the trellises are ready for tomato plants to climb.

I'm the trellis "engineer." These custom trellises are not decorative but they can be reused each year and can withstand severe thunderstorms with hundreds of pounds of tomatoes on board.