May 23, 2013 Bean Poles

Pole Beans

To support my pole beans I chose 6-foot-long bamboo poles and lashed them together with twine. I could easily have chosen 8 foot poles but a) there’s a significant cost jump in that extra two feet and b) even though … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 Pea Trellis

Pea Trellis

The peas I’ll be growing this year are sugar snap peas, a variety that grows on tall vines and does need support. I’ve seen some nice looking trellises made with a variety of reclaimed materials, but I’m really not crazy … Continue reading