Cucumber trellis - keeps the cucumbers off the ground, cuts down on possibility of disease and provides shade for more heat sensitive plants
Trellising cucumbers and vining squash gives better quality fruit, easier harvesting, and avoids soil-borne diseases Use in raised beds or in-ground gardens Misshapen, yellowed cucumbers will be a thing of the past when you use this space-saving trellis to support plants in your garden
7 Kitchen Waste Items to Use in the Garden
7 Kitchen Waste Items to Use in the Garden ✮ Coffee grounds for tomatoes & peppers ✮ Paper towel rolls keep away slugs ✮ Nut shells aerate soil ✮ Egg shells add calcium & aerate soil (especially good for tomatoes) ✮ And more tips...
6 DIY All-Natural Garden Fertilizers
Tips for using household items like egg shells, coffee grounds, epsom salt, and grass clippings to make all natural homemade fertilizer for your garden.
Cucumber Trellis - Large | Powder Coated Steel | Gardener's Supply | $34.95 in red or green | 48" square
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier
Beginning Gardeners Beware: Avoid These Easy-To-Make Mistakes
Did you know that your homegrown tomatoes will taste better simply by planting sweet basil next to them? This is just one example of companion planting with herbs. Find more tips in this article.
Chive is a great permaculture plant because it is part shade-tolerant and provides an edible ground cover that reseeds readily without becoming aggressively weedy. Better yet, deer, groundhogs and other wild nibblers stay away from this plant, leaving it all for you.