New trellis finished yesterday--very happy!

reads_n_writes(5)April 3, 2011

Last week I had to tear down an old, rotting fence that was holding up a wisteria vine. I decided to attempt to make a new support for it. I used 20' rebar, wire fencing and some scraps of copper wire for decorations. I was really happy with how it turned out and thought maybe it might provide some inspiration to other vine enthusiasts. :D

If you have any trellis pics to share, I'd love to see them!

Alina

www.alinabklein.com

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karyn1(7a)

That is really pretty. It's a piece of garden art and it's almost a shame to cover it up with vines.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 1:36PM
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emmagrace2

Alina,

SUPERB!
What a grand idea. Thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 2:00PM
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reads_n_writes(5)

Thanks so much to both of you! It was surprisingly easy and I think I will be making more. I might try to get a bit more creative with the accents. We shall see. :)

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 4:22PM
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Julia NY(6)

Great inspiration and very artistic.

Julia

    Bookmark   April 5, 2011 at 4:14PM
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msbatt

Tell me how you bent the re-bar---I wanna make some!

    Bookmark   April 7, 2011 at 6:30PM
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gerris2

I also like the curly parts in center area.

Joseph

    Bookmark   April 10, 2011 at 9:10PM
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david_74012(OK 7)

This is certainly garden art. Great job! Make all of us one, *smile*.

David

    Bookmark   April 11, 2011 at 8:57AM
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prairiemoon2 z6 MA

I would also like to know how you made that, it's gorgeous! Is that one long piece of rebar? It also looks like a lot of copper wire and I'm wondering if you tied it to the rebar? Very pretty! I think you did a great job!

    Bookmark   April 30, 2011 at 3:34AM
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Clairede

That is really, really nice!

    Bookmark   May 2, 2011 at 6:39PM
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susiemw(z5, Indiana)

That is gorgeous! Great job.
I vote for a tutorial!

Susan

    Bookmark   May 22, 2011 at 10:03PM
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ditas

Ditto to all the praises & applause, Alina ~ I would post a photo of my ~ just put together *functional trellis/arbor* (that dreamed it was a beautiful Pergola) of 4 HD plasticoated tubing posts & plasticoated garden-wire-caging & some plasticoated wire for ties ~ if only I were brazen enough to post, after seeing your work of art. I thought the 'C-' I gave my work was overly generous for garden architecture 101!

Perhaps for laught I might!!!

However, many thanks for the inspiration Alina!!!

    Bookmark   May 25, 2011 at 9:36PM
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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

Wonderful!

    Bookmark   May 28, 2011 at 9:05PM
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musarojo

That is beautiful! Give up your day job and go into production of garden art!

    Bookmark   May 29, 2011 at 4:25AM
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