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Trellising, Staking and Caging – Vertical gardening techniques for vine-type vegetables

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Robert Tomesh, horticulture specialist, University of Wisconsin Extension, Cooperative Extension
Revised:  3/31/2011
Item number:  A3933-01

Vine-type fruits and vegetables—such as tomatoes, melons, and cucumbers—are some of the most popular produce grown. Various trellising, staking, and caging techniques can be used to enhance yield, minimize disease, and improve harvesting. Find out which techniques will work in your garden, greenhouse, or field.

 

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