The 17 BEST Vegetables For Vertical Gardening & Trellising

The 17 best vegetables for vertical gardening. Some might surprise you! Vertical growing is the best choice for so many types of plants.

What Is Vertical Gardening?

Vertical gardening is a way of growing better fruits and vegetable plants by allowing them to climb upwards on a wall or trellis or even a system of containers on a wall.

Benefits Of Growing Vertically

1. Space 2. Easier Harvesting 3. Less Pests & Disease 4. Better Appearance

BEST Vegetables For Vertical Gardening

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Cucumbers

Growing cucumbers on a trellis makes a lot of sense for this plant which has massive vines and long fruits and is more susceptible to powdery mildew when allowed to sprawl

Gourds

They are much easier to harvest and their long meandering vines are easily drawn to the support system of a vertical garden where they will grow iin a much more neat and tidy fashion.

Nasturtium

Nasturtiums are a variety of edible flower — but the entire plant is edible too, including the leaves and seeds which I use in my recipe for Nasturtium Salad.

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