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We're going to do something very similar to this in between our raised beds to grow pea plants on this summer. It will be like a living tunnel for the kids to play in.
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Raised beds are a popular way to grow vegetables, and there are all kinds of styles. This raised bed is really done nicely. It can be covered as seasons change by spreading bird netting or greenhouse plastic over the pvc arches, plus tall plants can be grown on the trelises. Click on the link and take the time to read the comments. (No plans given, but the picture seems easy to figure out.)
Apparently cucumbers tend to take over other plants, so they should be grown by themselves. Who knew? And more tips. Great article.
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.
Getting Started with Vertical Gardening - growing up and down offers small space gardeners so many benefits. With some simple design ideas + vertical structures compact areas can become productive, beautiful features. Learn why growing vertically offers you so many benefits. themicrogardener.... | The Micro Gardener
Vertical gardens take your plant collection to the next level (Photo: Opus via Urban Gardens)