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Veggies Go Vertical

Find Out What's at Stake

Karen Z. —  August 17, 2013 — 1 Comment

Quite often it’s the vining vegetables that cause the unruliness: never-ending indeterminate tomatoes, crazy-prolific cucumbers, and winding-everywhere pole beans can make a mockery of a gardener’s carefully measured beds and neat rows unless they get the support they need.

This summer, horticulturist Lisa Hilgenberg searched out several practical, good-looking, decently-priced solutions for bringing veggie vininess under control in the Fruit & Vegetable Garden. Forget the rebar, scrap lumber, and snarls of string—your garden deserves these so-much-classier, smart-yet-modern takes on trellises and tuteurs.

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