In small spaces it is highly recommended to rather vertically grow as much as possible as part of your stacking plan, here in this post I will advise especially on pumpkins, squashes and even melons!
The main reason being that the plants can be quite prolific in foliage growth, although this makes a great ground cover (preventing evaporation and suppressing weeds) it also takes up loads of space!
However, we have other benefits too, by growing them vertically, the fruits sit off the ground and therefore have less chance of rotting or being chewed on by animals / critters or mutant GMO franken slugs! 😉
Finally, if your posts / supports are good enough to support many pumpkins, melons or other…
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