A great idea to help your garden grow fuller and longer! * Sturdy trellis is ideal for squash, cucumber, melons and other vining crops * Trellising vines increases air circulation to minimize disease problems * Keeps vines and fruits off soil for a cleaner, better harvest
In case you're wondering what to plant in your garden next year, here is a cool chart with lots of companion planting tips! Too bad raspberries aren't on here, but they did really well this year with my tomatoes and cucumbers.
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.