I keep this article at hand so I have it when I finally get around to doing this in my own garden. I have thought about it for a fair while, but I haven’t yet hit the NEED part of the equation. Perhaps I can build it to grow some loofa? – Douglas
Growing vegetables vertically has many benefits. It allows you to grow more food in a given area and makes harvesting so simple. Vertical gardening increases the air circulation around your plants, making them less susceptible to fungal diseases. It also keeps the plants off the ground, distancing them from soil-dwelling pests. And in many cases, growing vertically is also really beautiful. In this article, I share one of my favorite ways to grow food vertically: by using a cattle panel trellis.