Simple squash trellis--use this for the heavier squashes (butternut, acorn & spaghetti)--takes up less space

Squash and cucumber trellises ready to be climbed...I dig trellises! ;-)

The Homestead Survival | How To Build a Squash Trellis Arch DIY Gardening Project |

DIY - Folding Trellis

lashing and how to tie your own garden trellis

Instructions - Straw Bale Garden

A-Frame Trellis: two cedar 2×2 frames, hooked together with hinges. The blo9gger, suggests using chicken wire, rather than the hardware cloth she used here, because the larger holes in the chicken wire would allow the cucumbers to dangle off the trellis. She has used this frame in her garden for 6 seasons. {thank you, Jamie Pearce, for the pin}

Simple pest remedies

How to grow bell peppers —two-level trellis to support pepper plants

Growing Summer Squash on a Trellis

Stop Squash Bugs in Your Garden | BHG (my advice, row cover, row cover, row cover - when there is a drought, a vegetable garden is a nice oasis for bug - I'm at war with mine) If you see them, act fast - it can be too late already!

T-Posts and Twine Trellis (For Cukes) of several trellis ideas in this article.


garden trellis made from pallets

Companion planting is the secret, the lettuce and the onions complement each other on shape, flavor and allows us to plant more food in our raised beds.


Build a greenhouse

The ancient Native American technique of growing Corn, Beans, and Squash together in an arrangement called the Three Sisters is the ultimate in companion planting and helps increase harvests, naturally!

Cucumber Trellis - Large | Powder Coated Steel | Gardener's Supply | $34.95 in red or green | 48" square

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