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Ladder as a Hanging Trellis

With limited space for a garden, I have to come up with new ways to grow things. This is the new hanging trellis I made to grow cantaloupes on. It is an old ladder supported by plant hooks on the fence side and utility hooks and nylon string for the outside.

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When the melons start getting big, I will put mesh cloth around them and use hooks hanging from the steps to support the mesh. The cantaloupe plants are in the painted 5 gallon bucket, the other 2 planters are flowers.

By Melmarr from Southeastern Michigan

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June 11, 20090 found this helpful

Great idea! Way to recycle and save money, too.

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