Save space by growing plants vertically on a trellis is what the article quoted below is all about. Of course it is perfectly true that the amount of vegetation growing on a trellis would take up far more space at ground level, but that conveniently ignores the fact that these plants are climbers that need to grow vertically. Be that as it may this useful list comes from an article by Emma Smizer which I found on the Shareably website.
If you?re looking to conserve space in your garden, try vertical trellis gardening! This article will help you choose the best crops for vertical gardening and how to grow them in your own backyard.
1. ?Lazy Wife? Pole Beans
Despite its name, these beans are anything but lazy. This variety of pole bean is known for its large amount and continuous string of production. Once these beans start, you can hardly get them to stop. After planting your seeds, secure a trellis tripod over the area to give the vines support. After 80 days, your vines should be mature enough to start producing beans.
2. ?Orient Express? Cucumber
There are actually quite a few varieties of cucumber, and this one, called the ?orient express?, is known to do well on a trellis. This veggie is famous for its tender skin and is ready to eat straight from the vine, no peeling required. These cucumbers can be ready for harvest in as little as 60 days, so be sure to keep an eye out.