Green bean trellis made easy 2 inch PVC pipe hammered in the ground for support. (about 20 inches each) 9-10 inches above ground. 2x2x8 boards cut at 4 ft for ends and one 8 ft piece for top. String one piece of twine across base of pipe. Then individually tie twine on cross beam down to bottom string. Green beans will grow up twine naturally. At end of season twine can be recycled for next year or put in compost. PVC is sturdy enough to get plenty of years of use. DON'T USE…
Climbing peas and runner beans are among the most productive vegetables in the garden, but you do have to treat them well to get the best crops. They are easy to care for once planted out and established, but the key to success is to nourish the soil well before planting time.
Using a Trellis System - Your trellis system will need some kind of support: 4x4-inch posts or Studded T Posts driven into the ground are typical solutions. Lace heavy twine or wire and pattern string from top to bottom to support the crop.
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CUCUMBER OR GREEN BEAN TRELLIS: Gather 6 sticks slightly taller than you, space them out evenly on the ground as shown in tutorial, and wrap overlapping sticks with twine to secure. Then run string horizontally from one side to the other. This trellis can be leaned up against a wall or fence, or 2 can be tied together at the top in an "A" shape to make a freestanding support. Sturdy and rustic looking!
Get Your Garden Off the Ground (And Into the Air): Gardening vertically can actually increase your vegetable production and offer you a bigger bounty. All that air circulation and sunlight helps maintain healthy foliage and healthy plants (with little or no pests and disease) offer bigger yields — even if it is in a smaller space.