Mar 28, 2013 · Building a green bean tepee has been on my gardening to-do list for the past few years, but for some reason or another it’s always the project that gets pushed aside for something more urgent, and I inevitably find myself too late in the season to start it.
The poles for the bean teepee can be made of any material but you do need to keep safety in mind in case the children knock the teepee over. The typical material for making teepees for beans is bamboo poles, but you can also use PVC pipe, thin dowel rods or hollow aluminum.Author: Heather Rhoades.
What is a bean teepee? It’s exactly what it sounds like. If you’ve ever seen a picture of a teepee whether real or re-created by Hollywood, then you are familiar with the triangular shape. A bean teepee uses long stakes set farther apart at the bottom that come together at the top.