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If you're looking for a good garden twine, look no further. This is simply hemp twine that I soaked in melted beeswax to coat the twine. The hemp is strong and durable and the beeswax helps keep it that way as well as help keep your knots in place.

They do sell this stuff already coated with the wax but it's for a different purpose and it's way overpriced for this application.

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Comment by Jennifer on August 12, 2014 at 10:10am

What a great tip! Thanks so much for sharing this. What are some ways you've used it? 

Comment by Carl Bartelt on August 12, 2014 at 10:54am

I've been using it mostly for wrangling tomato plant branches by tying supports from the cage.

I've noticed It's also a good for tying up coiled electronics wires. The wax lets you get away with using a single crossover knot (the first part of a shoelace tie) and it stays in place.

Comment by Jennifer on August 13, 2014 at 12:38pm

Awesome. Any suggestions for keeping tomatoes upright are appreciated!


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