Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a
Republished with permission from thehomesteadsurvi. These great tips of how to save gardening space by growing vertically up allows you use less ground space while growing vining plants or vegetables. For those who have plenty of room in the backyard to
Five Reasons To Grow Cucumbers On A Trellis (And Taking Up Less Space Isn't One Of Them)
"COMPANION PLANTING": Gardening Tip~ Plant Cucumbers With Sunflowers ~ Cucumbers are sweeter when: planted near sunflowers; given lots of water. Both require similar soil & the cucumbers can use the sunflower stalk as a natural trellis.
Cucumber Trellis (pics) - Vegetable Gardening Forum - GardenWeb This wide trellis discourages the worms, makes finding and picking easier and adds a lovely shade spot below for time out in the garden! Perfect for between my strawberry bed and my garden
trellis across raised beds (more room for the beds and adds a pretty little 'tunnel' under the future plantings! OR put the trellis over the bed, plant at either end and then plant lettuce or spinach in the shade beneath the trellis!