Cucumbers This tall cucumber loves to grow up a wooden fence.
Tomatoes Discover the juiciest vining tomatoes!
Squash This is the harvest from a single vine of Delicata squash grown vertically.
Beans The pole snap bean ‘Blue Lake’ is noted for superb flavor; offer it a tripod and watch it produce an amazing yield.
Melons Grow melons up and off the ground with a support sleeve.
Strawberries Now it’s super-easy to multiply your strawberry crop!
Blackberries Discover the “berry best” ways to enjoy your bountiful blackberries!
Roses Let climbing roses clamber over a small arbor for a stunning entry.
Flowering Vines Upright flower displays like this draw butterflies like a magnet.
Or how would you like to grow a smooth, meaty, and delicious tomato as big as a grapefruit? Or an unusual TALL-vined Italian paste tomato that's perfect for thick, zesty sauce? Or a super-flavorful variety that easily grows tomatoes 3 pounds each! The good news starts on page 87 of VERTICAL GARDENING!
See page 47 for details ... plus find out which plants will grow best. It's as easy as A-B-C with VERTICAL GARDENING!
Bedding flowers are nice and they deserve a place in your garden, but they're no match for the tower of dazzling colors you can grow when you plant orange and red climbing nasturtiums together. Or grow a brilliant curtain of hundreds of yellow, orange, or pink black-eyed Susan vines that draw hummingbirds like a magnet. See VERTICAL GARDENING for can't-miss details!
Now you can grow big, fresh, juicy climbing strawberries continuously from spring through fall. Read the startling secret on page 101 for sweet success. Grow them in hanging baskets for a gorgeous curtain effect ... or train them to grow up to 4 feet tall in a pyramid or scaffold. See how, in your FREE-preview copy of VERTICAL GARDENING!
When you grow UP, insect and disease problems automatically become less serious because your plants are off the ground where pests and disease live. And, on the off chance insect pests do find your garden, you'll be prepared, thanks to VERTICAL GARDENING! Spray a little of this (see page 44) on your plant's leaves to shoo them away. Or make up your own potent garlic/pepper spray repellent as shown on page 46. Or take your pick of a dozen other natural remedies to thwart insect pests and disease!Buy the book
Select two 2-by-2s At one end of each post, drill a 1/4'' hole14'' from the end Connect loosely with a carriage bolt
Spread the posts to form a triangle with a 48'' spread at the bottom base.
Place the first one by four horizontally across the triangle, 12'' from the bottom Drill a hole on each end of the board and into each 2-by-2 leg.Attach with 1 5/8'' screws.
Create a ladder up the triangle by repeating step 3 to attach three more boards, making sure they are spaced and level. You have completed one side of the trellis
Repeat steps 1 through 4 to create the second side of the trellis. Prop the two sides against each other and connect at the top with twine.
Cut 1 - 2'' x 2'' x 8' into 4 - 1' stakes. Secure 1' stakes to each post with twine.OR Drill a 1/4'' hole through the base of each post and secure each with a carriage bolt and wing nut.
Cut 1 - 2'' x 2'' x 8' into 4 - 1' stakes. Secure 1' stakes to each post with twine.OR Drill a 1/4'' hole through the base of each post and secure each with a carriage bolt and wing nut.Buy the book