It’s my favorite time of the year – gardening season!!! Well, almost. The soil temperature has been too cold to even plant peas but my basement is full of beautiful little seedlings just doing what they were designed to do – grow! I thought it would be fun to put my top 10 gardening posts […]
Trellises serve an important function in the garden. They can be completely utilitarian or they can be a work of art. The best part is that with a little ingenuity, they can cost pennies or even be free. They can be assembled in minutes or toiled away year after year to become an intricate masterpiece. […]
Teepee Trellises are such a great gardening method. They allow the vines of plants like peas and beans to reach up high and the door in the teepee lets you have access to both sides of the trellis for harvesting. But your teepee trellis does not have to be all business… it can be about […]
Are you short on space in your garden? Do you want to add three dimensional interest? Try trellising! Trellises support your plants, help prevent disease, and look beautiful.
Indeterminate varieties of tomato plants require sturdy support because they just keep growing and growing. A simple wooden stake is often not adequate; the plants become quite heavy as they bear fruit. I have even seen the plants slide right down the stake into a heap because of the weight of the plant. An arbor […]