a guide to build structures for your vegie patch using bamboo poles, hoops and sticks lashed with some good old fashioned knots. Click through to the tutorials to learn how to tie a tripod together, poles at right angles or construct a bamboo trellis.
Possibly in the corner of the back garden? Like the beehive baskets, the tepees for vines to travel, the raised beds and the different enclosures for the vegetables, the soft grassy path -- what's not to like in this awesome garden.
You can build tomato supports and bean tipis the old-fashioned way with saplings and woody vines rather than store-bought materials. From MOTHER EARTH NOW--this is what we do for our pole beans.it works great
If you have a lot of tall prunings, save them to make a wigwam type support for sweet peas or climbing beans. Clumps of sweet peas have been planted around the base and will soon cover the structure with foliage and scented flowers.