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
Cedar A-frame Squash support. Good idea for squash, cucumber, melons and other vining crops. One pinned says: "Trellising vines increases air circulation to minimize disease problems. Keeps vines and fruits off soil for a cleaner, better harvest.
Do you grow cucumbers on a trellis or let them sprawl on the ground? Even if you have lots of room in your garden and are not trying to "Square Foot Garden," there are a number of reasons to grow cucumbers up instead of out:awesome idea!
spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Vertical growing allows almost any gardener to find a space for melons. There are many advantages of going vertical with your melon vines. the garden can be trellised to take up no more than a 3 foot wide "footprint" of garden space.
Bell Pepper*they hate nitrogen/commercial fertilizer* Wait til plants flower before fertilizing. Then spray leaves w/ 1 tsp Epsom salt in 1 qt water (peppers need Magnesium to set fruit). Peppers also enjoy small amounts of potassium (wood ashes)