What a great idea Save soil, save money, grow better plants. Use those cheap plastic pots (the ones the plants are potted in when you get them at the nursery/garden center) in the bottom of a large planter to provide good drainage and better airflow.
Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a