How to grow vining vegetables in small spaces

| January 29, 2018

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This week’s Farmer story from Benin talks about urban farmers who use intercropping and crop rotation to make the most of small garden plots.

Our Resource provides more detailed information about another way to grow vegetables in small spaces: plant vegetables that grow on vines, such as beans, cucumbers, and climbing tomatoes.

You need very little ground space to grow these vining vegetables. Some have leaves that are also edible.

For more on where, what, and how to plant, as well as how to take care of these vining vegetables, please see: