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Vertical growing allows almost any gardener to find a space for melons. There are many advantages of going vertical with your melon vines. Space is the most obvious. What may have engulfed a 10 to 20 foot wide swath through the garden can be trellised to take up no more than a 3 foot wide "footprint" of garden space.
Micro-greens at home, year-round and easy care garden; they are so packed with nutrients they are one of the most healthful foods on the planet; and it's a fresh approach to urban micro-farming! Anyone can do it with any amount of space, yet you will still inexpensively produce an incredible amount of food!
Flora Grubb Gardens, San Francisco, California Grubb’s creation may look like a painting but it is actually a growing vertical garden of succulents. Grubb wrote in a post on her blog that the garden is extremely easy to maintain: she mists it with water every so often and sometimes prunes out overgrown plants, but mostly lets it be.
Our installation here at the nursery was done by a contractor who started with a panel of MDO (marine plywood) as backing. He then mounted it with French cleats (included with each vertical panel) – a common construction method to “float” the garden off the wall with an air space behind it for ventilation. The frame on our own vertical garden was created by mounting the wood frame (redwood, driftwood, etc.) directly to the back panel of plywood after the panels were mounted.