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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Woodland Care.

In this Badge Bit, you will construct a tomato cage and a pole bean trellis from twigs.

(source: Craig Dobson)

Here are some related videos that may be helpful.

How to make a willow obelisk plant support

From the video description:
"Watch master craftsman Jenny Crisp as she shows how to weave a tall plant support or obelisk. She makes it from freshly coppiced willow in spring, in a few easy steps. Filmed at our home garden, Stockton Bury. Find lots more great how to videos, gardening tips and advice at www.theenglishgarden.co.uk"

How to weave a garden obelisk

From the video description:
"In this video ,I will show you how to make a quick and easy obelisk using willow."

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are to:
     o construct one five foot tall tomato cage with jute lashing and no metal
     o construct one eight foot tall pole bean trellis with jute lashing and no metal

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must post completion pictures of:
     o one five foot tall tomato cage (completion pic)
     o one eight foot tall pole bean trellis (completion pic)
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2020 SKIP: Skills to Inherit Property (PEP1) event --July 12-25th, Wheaton Labs
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