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
trellis laid on an angle for climbing plants; good solution for heavier climbers (quash, watermelon) b/c of thickness & strength of wood panel. Once the vines start climbing the trellis, they provide shade for lettuces underneath.
Giant Tepee Garden - creative idea for repurposing branches and natural materials & provide an amazing play space for kids. They can watch climbing beans grow up as a natural shade cover, plant other edibles in the planter box around the edge.
THE CHUNNEL! keep the chickens protected from hawks, dogs and other predators Easily crafted from welded wire fencing, cut to length and sod staples to anchored to the ground, and dollar store zip ties to hold the sections together.