trellis laid on an angle for climbing plants; good solution for heavier climbers (quash, watermelon) b/c of thickness & strength of wood panel. Once the vines start climbing the trellis, they provide shade for lettuces underneath.
Here's a great idea for your garden. Take two old pallets an a couple pieces of wood and make a trellis for cucumbers, gourds or green beans. Add some drip irrigation and you have an Eco friendly, water saving garden!
Starting from Scratch: Vertical Gardening may try this next year if my straw bales don't work. "-As a general rule, it would take 13 to 18 times more ground space to plant the same amount in a horizontal garden as you can in a vertical garden.