How to grow strawberries vertically with a PVC pipe support system. PVC pipe can be painted. Lightly sand the pipe, paint with primer (Kiltz or Zinsser then spray with plastic spraypaint (Krylon Fusion).
Starting from Scratch: Vertical Gardening may try this next year if my straw bales don't work. "-As a general rule, it would take 13 to 18 times more ground space to plant the same amount in a horizontal garden as you can in a vertical garden.