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Using Your Fence for Growing Vertical Vegetables

Use your fence to grow your vegetables vertically. I bought some 6 tall deer netting from a local nursery and stapled it along the inside of my wooden fence. It has lasted for years and I grow tomatoes, peas, beans, melons, and cucumbers on it.

squash trellis

Cedar A-frame Squash support. Good idea for squash, cucumber, melons and other vining crops. One pinned says: "Trellising vines increases air circulation to minimize disease problems. Keeps vines and fruits off soil for a cleaner, better harvest.

Low tech way to hang steel mesh. Making it removable solves a bunch of issues.

How to Build a Fence Mounted Trellis - Cut a 5 x 10 foot piece of rigid 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.

How to: Grow a Salad Garden in a 2' x 2' box. Experiment: how many of these would I need to feed myself? Note: if making more than one, leave out the carrots and radishes. Replace some chard with kale. Add green onions.

How to: Grow a Salad Garden in a x box. Experiment: how many of these would I need to feed myself? Note: if making more than one, leave out the carrots and radishes. Replace some chard with kale.

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers. Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. I had no idea! Must check these tips out.thrifty fun...

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers. Dont plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of othe.

Everything you ever wanted to know about growing melons and caring for melons.  Read this and grow the best melons ever.  Great article.

Everything you ever wanted to know about growing melons and caring for melons. Grow melons on a trellis - use mesh bag tied to the trellis for support of the fuit

Grow 14 of the most colorful veggies! See them here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/vegetable/vegetables/grow-colorful-vegetables/?socsrc=bhgpin042612colorfulveggies

Swiss Chard One of the most beautiful vegetables you can grow, tasty Swiss chard is often used as an ornamental thanks to its bold red, yellow, orange, or white stems. 'Bright Lights' is an especially beautiful award-winning selection.

How to Grow Celery - I grew mine from the cut off end of one I bought from the store.

Celery - healthy and used in a lot of recipes. Save some money and row your own. Raven's Herb and Garden Journey: How to Grow Celery

Companion Planting: How To Deter Pests and Encourage Beneficial Insects Flowers among the vegetables are more than just a colourful addition. They attract pollinating insects to fertilise the flowers of beans, peas, tomatoes and all those crops that depend on pollination to produce a crop. In some cases they may...

10 FLOWERS TO GROW WITH VEGETABLES Companion Planting: How To Deter Pests and Encourage Beneficial Insects Flowers among the vegetables are more than just a colourful addition. They attract pollinating insects to fertilise the flowers of beans, peas, toma

How to plan an inviting apartment patio for summer.

There are some plants that give off a scent that repels those bugs and keeps them away from your precious produce. Such plants – like marigolds and the borage herb plant – are very effective at keeping those pests away from your tomato plants. Plant th

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