My Seed GROW Project nasturtiums are doing great. They’re keeping company with some marigolds (on left) and bell peppers (lower right).
Now that they’re taking off, it’s time to decide where to plant them. Since they’re a climbing plant, I wanted to give them something to climb on. The new front yard garden is the perfect place.
I had the wire mesh from last year’s green beans, but nothing to stake it to. Taking a cue from Farmer Fred, I decided to use limbs from a recently-removed tree. Frugal or “too lazy to go to the garden center”? You make the call. (Thumb-infused picture courtesy of Jackjack.)
After cutting off all the small branches, I hacked the ends into something resembling a point.
Then they were poked, prodded, and cajoled into the ground and the mesh attached with wire ties. Now it’s all ready for nasturtiums and cucumbers!
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