How To Make A Bean Teepee

 LIMITED TIME ONLY   FREE 🥦 BROCCOLI SEED KIT w/ANY purchase today!

How To Make A Bean Teepee

Share this article

Making a bean teepee is a fun and easy idea. It makes a great addition to any home garden and will provide a great conversation piece to visiting friends and neighbors.  You can grow any vining vegetable on a teepee like this such as vining squash, melons, pumpkins, peas and of course pole beans. This idea also provides children a place to play or even read outside in your garden.  You can even add a few vines with flowers, like clematis to help beautify your garden space.
 
Constructing a bean teepee is simple, and requires few materials. Start by collecting several branches or pieces of bamboo. All depending on the size of the teepee you're desiring!  You'll want to have a friend help you form a teepee by standing all of the branches on their ends, upward. Once you're happy with the basic structure of the teepee grab some rope or twine and secure all of the ends at the top together to help hold it all in place.  You then can move around each branch to get the exact shape you're looking for.
 
You'll want to drive a stake or piece of metal fencing into the ground at the base of each branch to help hold the teepee securely in place. You don't want the wind knocking over your teepee if it's full of vegetables or has small children playing inside.
 
These metal fence stakes work great because they have a way of cradling the branch and they also have holes already in them where you can drill screws into the branch holding it to the stake even more securely.
 
Then using your drill, every six inches, insert a screw.  Once you've done this on every branch, all the way up, take some heavy duty twine and wrap it around each screw creating lines back and forth from each branch. This will help give the plants something to grow on and you'll get a more "filled in" look with your teepee. 
Click to share this page now
SEED PERSONALITIES   Super Easy to Grow  -  Grows well in Containers  -   Grows well in Raised Beds   Grows well in TOWER GARDENS   Grows well in Hydroponics   Grows well in Full Sun  -  Grows well in Partial Shade   Can Tolerate COOL TEMPS   Can Tolerate HOT TEMPS   Popular Culinary Varieties   Popular Medicinal Varieties   Popular Sprouts & Micro-Greens   Matures in less than 90 days  Matures in less than 45 days   Best Seeds to Direct Sow (plant directly in the soil)   Best Seeds to Start Indoors
GROW GUIDES SEED SHOP
  FREE eBOOK!  The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening (175-pages) Includes all Grow Guides  ADD TO CART
Read more reviews from customers »

.
"An optimistic gardener is one who believes what goes down must come up." ― L.Hall ⟿  “To plant a garden is to believe in a tomorrow.” ― Audrey Hepburn  ⟿  “An addiction to gardening is not so bad when you consider all the other choices in life.”



FOLLOW US! 🌱 Join our community
       

We now accept the following payment methods:

payment methods


FREE RIDE TO THE TOP