For tying plants to trellises and stakes soft tarred string or raffia (the fibre from the Raphia palm of Madagascar) is used.
Raspberries, grape vines, &c., that have been laid down may now be uncovered and tied up to stakes or trellises, and all new plantations of these and other fruits may now be made.
Fruit trees trained as espaliers, fans or cordons against walls, trellises or fences, are not only pruned carefully in the winter but must be also pruned during the early summer months.
Climbers are trained from the bottom around or across trellises, of which the cylindrical or the balloon-shaped, or sometimes the flat oval or circular, are the best forms. The size should be adapted to the habit of the plant, which should cover the whole by the time flowers are produced.
The bush vines of this region are more exposed to the attacks of Oidium Tuckeri, which invaded the country in 1851, and of Phylloxera vastatrix, which followed in 1863, than the more deeply-rooted vines trained on trellises or trees.
Very durable trellises for greenhouse climbers are made of slender round iron rods for standards, having a series of hooks on the inner edge, into which rings of similar metal are dropped; the rings may be graduated so as to form a broad open top, or may be all of the same size, when the trellis will assume the cylindrical form.
The vines are sometimes trained on trellises, but most frequently over ridges of earth 8 or io ft.
Tomatoes should be tied up to trellises or stakes if fine-flavoured and handsome fruit is desired, for if left to ripen on the ground they are apt to have a gross earthy flavour.
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Vines are trained on high trellises for mechanical pruning and harvesting.
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This beautiful though common plant may be used for the open border, for festooning branches, for covering arbours, trellises, and the like, or for rambling over shrubs, growing freely in any good ordinary garden soil.
Handsome and useful for clothing trellises, stumps, porches, and rustic-work.
It is useful for covering a wall quickly for summer effect or for arbours, trellises, and pergolas, and thrives in almost any soil in shade or sun.
Scaber is a delightful old climber for walls, trellises, and pillars, its orange-red flowers are beautiful, and its rambling shoots graceful.
Maurandia - An elegant Mexican twining plant, M. barclayana is often grown in the greenhouse, but hardy enough for the open air in summer, and admirably suited for covering trellises.
M. lobata, the best-known kind, is used for summer gardening, its three-lobed leaves of deep green being handsome upon arches or trellises.
It is not so suitable for arbours or trellises as for walls; the heat from the walls aids in ripening the wood, and so enables it to withstand the winter.
It is hardy in light warm soils, and is used for covering trellises.
Both are excellent plants for sheltered trellises, as they give abundance of flowers from July to September.
Disease microorganisms can also overwinter on the surface of stakes, tomato cages, trellises, and other garden items.
You can, however, create a similar effect with arbors and trellises to frame your favorite views.
This company, which also has a mail-order catalog, offers trellises for cucumbers that allow them to shade other plants, classic tomato cages, spiral supports, bean towers, maypoles and more.
You can plant them on arbors or trellises too, and enjoy the shade from their foliage while the fruit develops.
There are few things that make a garden more inviting than a network of fragrant vines twining around trellises and arbors.
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