Looking for arbor or trellis ideas for your garden? Here are 20 amazing options to give your climbing vines the support they need to grow and thrive.
A wall of gorgeous flowering vines is the perfect backdrop for a beautiful garden. But you need to give those vines a structure to climb so they can spread and bloom. These DIY arbor and trellis ideas will inspire you to add visual interest to your garden while also creating a magical living wall!
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DIY Trellis Ideas
A trellis is a great way to perk up a boring fence, or even hide outdoor clutter! It can be as simple as string between two stakes, or a modern centerpiece of the garden. You’re sure to find plenty of inspiration with these DIY trellis ideas! Just click the title or photo to go straight to the tutorial.
This modern take on the typical trellis (by yours truly!) is a great way to fill up a blank fence wall. It takes up very little space, which is perfect next to walkways or on the side of the house. You can find the plans for this project in my woodworking plans library!
You don’t need a garden to have beautiful climbing vines! This trellis is attached to a wooden planter, so you can have a green wall on your balcony that provides privacy as well.
I have so many childhood memories of picking raspberries off the bush at my parents’ house. They tend to flop over if they’re not supported properly, so this simple raspberry trellis would be a great solution!
How amazing is this curved trellis! You can bend the wires to create any shape you desire, and the vines will make the structure disappear. There’s one in the shape of a dinosaur covered in ivy here in Seattle!
DIY Arbor Ideas
Arbors usually have a trellis on each side, with a top piece joining them together. These structures make a great entryway to the garden, and look magical covered in vines and flowers!
I hope I’ve inspired you to add some vertical elements to your own garden! Which of these arbor or trellis ideas was your favorite? I’d love to hear from you in the comments!
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