STAKE & SUP­PORT WEIGHTY CROPS

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Ladies

(es­pe­cially those of us with big­ger busts): don’t biff out your old lin­gerie.

We all know that lad­dered panty­hose and thread­bare tights can be re­pur­posed as flex­i­ble tree or tomato ties, but worn-out bras can come in handy too if you’re grow­ing mel­ons and gourds over a climb­ing frame. I’ve chuck­led at the pho­tos I’ve seen this week on­line of pairs of plump rock mel­ons sup­ported in lacy bras. Per­son­ally, I’m hop­ing my wa­ter­mel­ons grow MUCH big­ger than my bra size, so I’ve tucked the swelling fruit into lit­tle ham­mocks of vin­tage fab­ric (you might no­tice I’ve colour­co­or­di­nated them to match my newly blue-painted beds).

There’s noth­ing quite as heart­break­ing as los­ing weighty – and al­most ripe – crops to sum­mer storm damage, so this is

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