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Twists & Turns

Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator

While erecting bamboo tripods to support Sugar Baby watermelon vines, a contrast of sturdy & delicate, coarse & smooth became apparent.

Sugar Baby bamboo Trellis

Laura tightens the sisal twine at the top of the Sugar Baby trellis.

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  1. […] hogs. The vines are sprawling and need elbow room to roam. Our test involves vertical support: bamboo tripods with sisal twine lateral support. Vertical vining means the fruit will have to be supported in […]

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