" To plant trees is to give body and life to one's dreams of a better world " Russell Page

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Why Don't You: Trellis Ideas


Old ladders make great trellises
for beans and other climbers. ( wish I'd have one...)
Anchor it well into the ground and paint it in a matching/contrasting colour for an extra zest!








Have You ever thought about discarding a broken patio umbrella? Well, why don't you
remove the fabric, bury the handle (make sure it's well fixed)
in the ground and use it for a trellis.
Wonderful for small climbing roses and clematis. Watch out not to use it for heavy climbers!
I guess, Wisteria and Golden Trumpets are not really a good choice.
A small type of Lonicera or Morning Glory could work too.











Rusty old brass or iron headboards
make wonderful garden trellises. So next time you stroll at a neighbouring brocante, keep your eyes open.





All images are not mine and are found on Pinterest







5 comments:

  1. Hi Dear,
    oh i love, love, love your suggestions! The patio umbrella is fantastic!!! Everything looks so very good!
    Thank you and all my best from Austria
    Elisabeth

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  2. Rose, one more on your nice blog!!! Thank you so much for your visit! Wonderful to have you around!
    All my best and looking forward to your next post
    Elisabeth

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    1. Thank you so much for your comments! Have a nice weekend

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  3. Great ideas :). It would never have occurred to me to use some of these things... I need to think more out of the box, thank you for showing me that :)

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    1. Thank you Masha. I'm trying to keep this new chapter called "why don't you" with ideas about reusing objects for gardening purposes.
      all the best

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