Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, theyre perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and youll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady area beneath to protect it from wilting or bolting. Great idea! Can easily DIY!
Growing Potatoes in a Laundry Basket - Vegetable Gardener.......The garden center that recommended this method to me said each basket should yield 8-10 lbs of potatoes. So far, so good! It's been fun with our kids too, because the potatoes are growing out of the holes in the sides of the baskets