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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.
Make Your Own Table: This big container cracked. Instead of throwing it away, a resourceful homeowner turned it into a table, topping it with a concrete circle (though you could do the same with wood or flagstone).
Mostly I was super excited about the plants. I have always loved “step-ables” which is a brand name (I think) for adorable little creeping plants that if you planted them between stepping stones, you could step on them and not kill them. You can see them here