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).
Do you grow cucumbers on a trellis or let them sprawl on the ground? Even if you have lots of room in your garden and are not trying to "Square Foot Garden," there are a number of reasons to grow cucumbers up instead of out:awesome idea!
a guide to build structures for your vegie patch using bamboo poles, hoops and sticks lashed with some good old fashioned knots. Click through to the tutorials to learn how to tie a tripod together, poles at right angles or construct a bamboo trellis.