Build a Fence Trellis: To maximize small space, train beans on fence-mounted trellises. Cut a 5- x 10-foot piece of rigid 1/4-inch wire mesh. Attach four wood blocks to the fence (one for each corner of mesh), screw a hook into each block, and fit the mesh over the hooks.
Salvias, also called sages, are some of the most versatile plants around. Most varieties are wonderfully drought tolerant and feature beautiful flowers with pleasantly scented, attractive foliage. Plus, deer, bunnies, and other garden pests typically ignore the plants. The key to success is knowing which varieties are right for your yard. Check out some of our favorites.