Wow! Yesterday my buddy Heather from Massachusetts sent me a couple of pictures of her backyard garden, including this one of her daughter reading a book under their bean trellis. Her daughter was suppose to be picking weeds but was caught munching on...
Using a Trellis System - Your trellis system will need some kind of support: 4x4-inch posts or Studded T Posts driven into the ground are typical solutions. Lace heavy twine or wire and pattern string from top to bottom to support the crop.
Build Support for Beans |Support is vital for these climbing plants. Build a wigwam from eight canes, ideally at least 7 ft (2.2 m) long, pushed firmly into the soil about 12 in (30 cm) apart, in a circle. Tie the canes securely at the top and again halfway down.
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Get Your Garden Off the Ground (And Into the Air): Gardening vertically can actually increase your vegetable production and offer you a bigger bounty. All that air circulation and sunlight helps maintain healthy foliage and healthy plants (with little or no pests and disease) offer bigger yields — even if it is in a smaller space.