Garden trellis
Robbie Caponetto

Getting Started

Build your own trellis to work from season to season for planting summer tomatoes, fall baby luminia pumpkins, and spring edible peas or sweet peas. When the season ends, either untie and store the trellis or leave it in place year-round for visual interest.

Shopping List

  • 6 (10-foot lengths) 2 x 2 cedar (for verticals)
  • 9 (8-foot lengths) 2 x 2 cedar (for horizontals)
  • 2 large balls of green twine
  • Wooden finials (optional)
  • Powdered gypsum (or flour)
  • 6 (4-inch) tomato plants
  • Measuring tape
  • Shovel or post hole digger
  • Mallet or hammer
  • Scissors








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