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.
YES PLEASE, green bean teepees. This is amazing! What a great idea for some serious green bean growing. This would also work for strawberries, peas, grapes and possibly squash varieties. Basically, anything that can grow vertically!
Reverse the before and after sign and that is what the place looked like at Samaritan Women. We tore up all the grass, weeds and tomatoes plants. It helped the Samaritan women a lot. It allowed them to be able to plant new vegetables for the winter.
Keep the garden vertical. That's why it's good to look for shrubs and trees that max out interest as they grow up, not out. Try dwarf varieties for a small backyard, as well as more columnar evergreens (bonus—they boost wintertime interest, too).