Make your own wigwams

Make your own wigwams


Posted 1st Jun 2016


Here's a fun weekend project that will prove to be a great help should you be growing certain vegetables

1 A row of wigwams, fixed together with a long pole makes an ideal support for runner beans.

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2 Tie bundles of willow rods together and form into a tent shape to make an ideal support for clematis.

3 Create semi-circular supports by putting both ends of pliable stems in the ground. This is a great idea for supporting low growing plants.

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4 This rustic arched pergola for scented climbing roses is made from hazel poles topped with birch stems.

5 Artistically plaited into a pyramid, willow provides a robust support for cucumbers. The ripe cucumbers are then easy to see and harvest.

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6 Wind strong twine several times round the joints of the frame and knot firmly for a secure hold.





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