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Post  Nicola 3/22/2013, 11:38 am

...on my Facebook feed. It came from Grit magazine's website: http://www.grit.com/Growing-Possibilities/How-To-Build-A-Better-Trellis.aspx.
His first sentence is,"In my garden, I use a sort of variant of Square Foot Gardening," but it still piqued my interest, so I thought I'd share it here.
(On another tangent, the writer's last name is Gardener; I wonder if it helps.)
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Post  bnoles 3/22/2013, 12:31 pm

That is a nice trellis for sure. I think camprn uses something similar and I have had an eye on her's for a while now thinking I might steal her idea Twisted Evil
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Post  memart1 3/22/2013, 3:18 pm

If you build your trellises as shown, they will eventually sag from the weight of the plants. A rectangle is not as strong as a triangle. Therefore I suggest a diagonal support on each end and at least one of the sides to strengthen this. Otherwise they look great, and neat.
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Post  Triciasgarden 3/22/2013, 4:56 pm

That is quite interesting and he mentions that he can attach shade cloth to the frames.
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