This is a Stick Up

Alicia Wilkerson
by Alicia Wilkerson
I potted 3 "mouse melon" plants today and needed a trellis for them to run up. Having 1 1/2 acres to scavenge, I found plenty of twigs and used some twine I had on hand.
Twine left over from a previous project and a good supply of twigs scavenged from my yard.
Here are my mouse melons in their new pot. You can see all those little tendrils anxiously looking for something to grasp.
Here's my rustic (and free) trellis! It's ready for the vines that will be climbing up soon.
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  • The Egg Shell Lady The Egg Shell Lady on Apr 28, 2020

    Hi there, this was a very smart idea. I was wondering, could I make one of these for a climbing rose? What do you think? Please.

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  • Mar10015601 Mar10015601 on Sep 27, 2016
    There are some smart and clever people in this country.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Jul 22, 2018

    I love the rustic beauty and simplicity of this trellis, thank you for sharing your inspirational idea here!

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