Tag: bean trellis

Natural Bean Plant Trellis for Runner Beans

I didn’t have much outdoor space for growing food this year but I spotted these two self-seeded young trees and got the idea of using them as bean trellises: It’s a bit difficult the see the bean plants climbing up the stems, but you can tell that there’s a bean plant in there somewhere because

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Raised Bed Designs

It’s time for another collection of raised bed designs from around the world. The kitchen gardeners out there are really creative when it comes to shapes and materials used. Although many types of raised bed kits for gardens are available in shops you might get inspired to construct your very own based on the gallery

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Bamboo Sticks for Tomato Plants

Bamboo sticks can be used for many different things when you have a kitchen garden. I’m using one bamboo stick for each of my tomato plants to hold up the metal cage tomato trellis: The bamboo sticks run all the way to the bottom of the soil tube inside the self-watering container and stabilizes the

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Wind and Blight

I came out yesterday and found more of my corn plants loosing the battle against the heavy wind we are experiencing at the moment around here. The meteorologists say it’s not unusual at this time of the year but I’m noticing the wind because it’s damaging many of my plants, especially since I was convinced

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Back From Vacation

I took a week of vacation last week away from home and the garden. I was a bit worried what would happen if my garden was left by itself at the peak of the season. The weather turned out to be windy and wet (and so did my vacation 🙁 ), and below is a

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