Our 'snap' pea trellis... ~7 ft

Our 'snap' pea trellis... ~7 ft

Green bean trellis made easy   2 inch PVC pipe hammered in the ground for support. (about 20 inches each) 9-10 inches above ground.   2x2x8 boards cut at 4 ft for ends and one 8 ft piece for top.   String one piece of twine across base of  pipe. Then individually tie twine on cross beam down to bottom string.   Green beans will grow up twine naturally.   At end of season twine can be recycled for next year or put in compost.   PVC is sturdy enough to get plenty of years of use.   DON'T USE…

Green bean trellis made easy 2 inch PVC pipe hammered in the ground for support. (about 20 inches each) 9-10 inches above ground. 2x2x8 boards cut at 4 ft for ends and one 8 ft piece for top. String one piece of twine across base of pipe. Then individually tie twine on cross beam down to bottom string. Green beans will grow up twine naturally. At end of season twine can be recycled for next year or put in compost. PVC is sturdy enough to get plenty of years of use. DON'T USE…

Climbing peas and runner beans are among the most productive vegetables in the garden, but you do have to treat them well to get the best crops. They are easy to care for once planted out and established, but the key to success is to nourish the soil well before planting time.

Grow a Row of Beans

Climbing peas and runner beans are among the most productive vegetables in the garden, but you do have to treat them well to get the best crops. They are easy to care for once planted out and established, but the key to success is to nourish the soil well before planting time.

Sugarsnap pea trellis. Sugar snap peas, 2 ft by 5

Sugarsnap pea trellis. Sugar snap peas, 2 ft by 5

Simple Arched Trellis For Grapes Or Pole Beans Daily Improvisations

Simple Arched Trellis For Grapes Or Pole Beans Daily Improvisations

bean teepee, don't forget to add some scarlet runner beans for color. I spray paint the teepees in blues and purples, too.

bean teepee, don't forget to add some scarlet runner beans for color. I spray paint the teepees in blues and purples, too.

Using a Trellis System - Your trellis system will need some kind of support: 4x4-inch posts or Studded T Posts driven into the ground are typical solutions. Lace heavy twine or wire and pattern string from top to bottom to support the crop.

Staking Vegetables

Using a Trellis System - Your trellis system will need some kind of support: 4x4-inch posts or Studded T Posts driven into the ground are typical solutions. Lace heavy twine or wire and pattern string from top to bottom to support the crop.

Growing Pole Beans

Pole Beans: A Journey to the Top

Growing Pole Beans

Beanhouse Construction.  How smart is this? The only issue I forsee is the beans that would invariably grow to the top. Ladder?

Beanhouse Construction. How smart is this? The only issue I forsee is the beans that would invariably grow to the top. Ladder?

You could use bed springs and paint them to get this effect too!

You could use bed springs and paint them to get this effect too!

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