Ten Minute Trellis

Ten Minute Trellis

I am growing lots of pea plants, and I saw the little tendrils reaching and grabbing any twig they could find. I realized these little seedlings need something to climb on, and since they are too small from a big trellis, I decided to make tiny trellises. It only took me 30 minutes to make three different trellises, take the pictures & I squeezed in some Judah play time in there, too, so these don't take long to make. I'll make others when they grow out of them. I just wanted them to have some support early on trellis The ten minute trellis tutorial: Step 1: gather supplies. You can use a variety of materials to lash the trellis together. I tried three different methods: clear tape, ribbon & glue, and electrical tape. The first one I tried was the clear tape. The concept is the same, regardless of the materials. step1 trellis Step 2: I put two of the skewers together so they made a small X at the top. I put the pointy ends down, so they go in the dirt better. step2 trellis Step 3: Here's the idea of lashing them together. Basically an "over, under & around" method. step3 trellis Step 4: This one was made with only 3 skewers, the two on the sides & the other split into 3 step4 trellis Here is the variation with the ribbon, using E6000 & spare ribbon. step5 trellis You should lash them together like step 2 & step 3 show. You start the ribbon at the end by glueing it. step6 trellis step7 trellis let the glue dry. Then wrap the ribbon around the skewers, glueing as you go. and presto! trellis Here are the two other, really simple ones. 2 trellises And a picture of the Phlox, for fun! pink flower *Kelly*
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