More to explore:
Verticle vegetable garden - Trellis Really need a trellis like this to avoid using up too much ground space, especially with cucumbers!
Veggies to grow in the shade
If your patio umbrella is beyond saving, remove the fabric and the center pole and place it in the garden for a bean or cucumber trellis.
Twine trellis for cucumbers or beans
Grow it again!
Grow Squash, Cucumbers and Melons Vertically