Looking to spruce up the garden, the backyard, or your happy place? An arbor, planters, and trellises can give any area a more serene feel. Not just because they look fabulous, they are also practical, too.
Arbor. It is a large wooden structure with two sides and a top. Most of the designs you’ll find will be built with lattice style sides and horizontal planks on the top. Arbors are used for so many things, like hanging vining plants like tomatoes in the garden and using them to signify the beginning of an area. They are like a gate of sorts. Millions of people get married under a beautiful arbor each year, with the prettiest flowers and plants surrounding them while they proclaim their everlasting love. An arbor creates an enchanting scene that provides plants with a base structure so it can grow upright. You can find arbors made of many types of wood sturdy enough for outdoor use. These are moisture and insect resistant like teak, cedar, and pine.
Trellis. It is a structure made of horizontal and vertical pieces of wood that make a lattice shape. The square holes that it creates with the design allow plants to climb, and intertwine with the wood further growing upwards to the top of the structure. Any vining plant needs a trellis, but many gardeners use trellises to hold up taller plants. They protect plants from harsh rains and winds, but they also look spectacular in the garden or anywhere. Like the arbor, most are made with natural wood that can withstand harsh outdoor elements. A basic trellis has a lattice design that can stand alone or attached to another structure to support plants' growth. But you can also find some fantastic planter boxes that will have a trellis attached on one side to cradle plants of your choice. Convenience gardeners will appreciate and enjoy.
Best of Both Worlds. If you want to maximize the utilization of arbors and trellises, invest in large structures and look at some fantastic pieces that blend arbors and trellis into one incredible garden installation. It includes a beautiful swing for two people to sway within the serene landscape. Visualize a huge pergola-like arbor with planter boxes at the bottom and trellises creeping up the sides. A comfortable swing chained from the top so you can fully enjoy the magnificence of your creation. These backyard structures are perfect for relaxation, reading, or hosting a family gathering. You can find them made of cedar and other natural wood, which are outdoor-ready. Some use logs with live edge boards generating a rustic appeal. Several options can be explored for your garden, making it easy to create a delightful solace outdoors.