The Dirt: spring planting and diy tomato cages
I’ve mentioned here before that my neighbor generously gives us fresh produce from his garden every year. Vine ripened tomatoes, bell peppers in assorted colors, fresh zucchini, beans and more. Once you’ve been spoiled with home grown produce it’s hard to go back to store bought vegetables. I’ve also always put off growing my own vegetables because bags of my neighbor’s harvest would show up on my doorstep. Sadly, my neighbor is quite elderly and his health is failing. It’s hard to see him…
This gave me the idea to add smaller ones in my yard for my two sons. I like the bigger one better than my little ones — this is Drumlin Farm. Yea, I don't live on a farm. I live in the city. This teepee is the size of my entire vegetable garden. Mine's lame in comparison: www.flickr.com/photos/kimlowe/5512434821/in/set-721576260...
I thought I would document how the garden is progressing. It's amazing how quickly things change! Here is the over-all garden view, today May 22. The Zucchini bed is lookin' good, and putting on lots of flowers. There have only been a few female flowers so far, and lots and lots of male flowers. Yesterday I built a trellis for the double-yield cucumbers. They're putting on lots of flowers too, and there are even itty bitty cucumbers! I put watering tubes on the cucumber beds, just like in…
40 DIY Garden Design Project in Your Home ~ Matchness.com
At the same time that you could buy a specially-designed downspout trellis, you might also make your own. Don't believe that you can do the exact same with your garden. Garden Planter boxes are simple to build.
Gronomics 34 in. x 95 in. x 13 in. Raised Garden Bed with 95 in. W x 80 in. H Trellis Kit, Western Red Cedar Unfinished
The Gronomics Cedar Raised Garden Bed is the ideal planter for novice and hobby gardeners alike. Raised garden beds are ideal for small plots of vegetables and/or flowers. With these beds you eliminate tilling, soil amending, and minimize weeding. They are quick and easy to assemble plant and maintain. Easily adapt square foot gardening techniques to these beds. The trellis will save space and maximize your growing area and production. Great for growing peas, pole beans, cucumbers, morning…
How To Make An Incredible DIY Low Cost Tomato Support - With Video!
Looking for a low cost tomato support that actually works? You will love these inexpensive, easy to build homemade stake-a-cage tomato supports!
Two-Panel Chicken Wire Rustic Metal Trellis | Gardeners.com
Vegetable and flowering vines climb high on this rustic and sturdy chicken wire trellis made of powder-coated steel. Install it as a flat backdrop against a wall, or set it at any angle in the garden or on your patio. It's an ideal choice for raised beds, too. Folds flat for storage. Roughly 35" wide by 65" tall.