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    DIY: Cucumber Trellis

    by Ruth de Jauregui
    Gardening is the ultimate win-win for a stressed homeowner. Puttering in the garden is a relaxing contrast with a busy day at the office. In addition, even the tiniest garden provides enough tomatoes, carrots and cucumbers to make a summer salad. By using a trellis, your compact garden provides spac...
    • Erin Connolly

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

    • Christina Blowers

      Discover Companion Planting with this Cucumber Trellis | Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with this trellis, they’re perfect companions! Use this slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun or spinach in the shady area beneath to protect it from wilting or bolting. Western red cedar frame and sturdy plastic mesh. 48" square.

    • Nadine

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

    • Christopher Clark

      Cucumber trellis Shades lettuce, good idea for companion planting. #garden

    • Brooke Vance

      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.

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