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  • Erin Connolly

    Cucumber trellis to shade the lettuce garden... I have to remember this for the next garden !

  • Amanda Ogden

    "Make a basic wooden frame, staple chicken wire over it. Place the wire frame at an angle on attached legs. You then use as a cucumber trellis and plant lettuce underneath! The cucumber vines won't strangle out anything else and the lettuce grows better with partial shade!"

  • Yvonne Brown

    Discover Companion Planting with this Cucumber Trellis , cucumbers like the sun and lettuce likes the shade

  • Nadine

    Cucumber trellis to shade the lettuce garden...GREAT SMALL SPACE GARDENING IDEA!

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Cucumbers love the sun on this Trellis while lettuce love the shade it provides!! DIY!!