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.
21 DIY Versatile Vertical Gardens | by Ginger Snap Crafts blog! If our life ever progresses...and we can get a yard....or something.