Vertical Gardening Tips

Grow more, save space, and harvest with ease by using these basic techniques for vertical gardening.



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You can achieve greater harvests with vertical growing. The author's favorite type of plant support, the sturdy woven-wire trellis, is durable enough to last for years.
PHOTO: PAT STONE
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Give a pole tipi the accordion treatment — and you get the versatile tipi trellis.
KAY HOLMES STAFFORD
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Easy to assemble, the string trellis is the classic support for pole beans.
KAY HOLMES STAFFORD
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There's something special about watching a tipi of greenery rise before your eyes.
PAT STONE
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This year Susan and Franklin are also experimenting with lightweight and easy-to-install nylon netting.
PAT STONE
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A "pup tent" trellis is an attractive way to raise two crops in one space.
KAY HOLMES STAFFORD
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Use wire fencing around wooden stakes for strong tomato cages.
KAY HOLMES STAFFORD











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