Looking for arbor or trellis ideas for your garden? Here are 21 amazing DIY 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
There are so many different ways to make a trellis for your garden! Whether you're looking for a tall free-standing version to block out the view of the neighbor's house, or a small grid to keep vegetables off the ground, you'll find it in this list!
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 vines to cover up a blank wall space! This tall planter wall holds lots of smaller boxes, so you can fill them with a variety of flowers or plants! It's particularly useful for hiding outdoor eyesores like pipes or conduit in plain sight.
I kinda have a thing for hexagons (like this side table and this candle holder I made), so I'm absolutely loving this honeycomb trellis! The bold geometric shapes really draw the eye to this corner of the garden.
This tutorial is full of ideas on how to use these wood and wire trellises to create a miniature farm in your backyard!
DIY Arbor Ideas
An arbor is a little different from a trellis. Instead of going straight up, it continues over the top and down the other side. You can use an arbor to create a passageway or covered seating area full of blooms!
Wonderful! Simply wonderful designs - so carefully thought out and beautifully executed!
I believe your creations are by far, the best plans and designs anywhere. It is an absolute joy to read and admire each time I receive your newsletters (or whatever they are called these days...)
Truth be told, I always sit down with my own daughter to show her your ideas. Your work is very inspiring and I am keen to show her that she can do anything she wants to.
To top it all off, you have on terrific web address, too!
Wednesday 27th of June 2018
Great arbor ideas! Some of these would fit perfectly in my balcony. I am always looking for ways to fit more plants in my small space. Thank you for sharing at Oh My Heartsie Girls Wonderful Wednesday!
Monday 25th of June 2018
Great post and ideas! Thanks for sharing at the To Grandma's House We Go DIY, Crafts, Recipes and More Wednesday Link Party. Pinned!
Friday 22nd of June 2018
I love trellis's and arbors! You shared some fun ones. My favorites are the old doors and the one made from twigs. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
Monday 18th of June 2018
So, this post couldn't come at a better time for me! I'm currently looking for ideas for my backyard. I want to do something under the deck other than a regular boring lattice. You've given me quite a few ideas. Thank you so much for sharing with us at #MMBH!!