vertical watermelon, squash, cantaloup, and cucumbers. She did it inadvertently with her watermelon two years ago - they climbed the garden fence when I was away for a week. It actually worked really well. Except the deer munched on the ones that grew on the outside of the fence.
Watermelon is also considered an alkaline food, meaning it helps to bring the pH level (key to good health) of the body back to its natural level. It’s believed that disease has a much harder time developing in an alkaline environment inside the body, compared to a more acidic one.