21 EASY DIY GARDEN TRELLIS IDEAS & VERTICAL GROWING STRUCTURES

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As a garden designer and plant lover, one of my favorite garden elements is the garden trellis.

A garden trellis can add so much charm and functionality to a garden. It offers supports for beautiful flowering or fruiting vines ( such as rose or cucumber trellis ), adds more growing area for small gardens, and helps to create attractive outdoor spaces such as tunnels, gates, privacy screens, and beautiful walls and fences.

I hope these 21 DIY-friendly garden trellis ideas and vertical growing structure projects will inspire you and I to explore all the creative possibilities of an abundant and beautiful garden!

1 & 2. MAGICAL DIY GARDEN TRELLIS IDEAS: BEAN TEEPEES.

A teepee is a very easy to build garden trellis.

A magical bean teepee is a delightful retreat for all ages! All you need are a few bamboo sticks or tree branches, and some twine. You can also use it as a cucumber trellis.  ( Source: 1 | 2 )

3. TOMATO TRELLIS WORKS BETTER THAN TOMATO CAGES

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This simple DIY tomato trellis made it possible for us to grow over 100 lbs of tomatoes in just 20 square feet. Tutorial and building plan here.

4 & 5. ENCHANTING ARCHED GARDEN TRELLIS IDEAS

A tunnel adds so much charm to a garden. It invites us to walk through and explore the garden with childlike wonder. Beans and gourds are such great plants for an arched garden trellis!( Source: 4 | 5 )

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6 & 7. BAMBOO POLE TRELLIS : JUST ADD TWINE!

Bamboo poles are strong yet light weight, which makes them easy to work with. This type of garden trellis is great for growing tomatoes, beans, cucumbers, etc. ( Source: 6 | 7 )

8 & 9. SIMPLE AND STURDY A-FRAME GARDEN TRELLIS PANELS

Two wood framed panels joined together with hinges, these garden trellis panels can be stored flat when not in use. ( Source: 8 | 9 )

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10 & 11. GREAT CUCUMBER TRELLIS IDEAS

The simple fold-able trellis design is great for a cucumber trellis. ( Source: 10 | 11 )

12 & 13. GARDEN TRELLIS PLANTERS

A free standing wood or metal garden trellis planter is an effective way to create a screen or dress up a blank wall. ( Source: 12 | 13 )

14 & 15. MORE ARCHED TRELLIS IDEAS

A tunnel type arched trellis is amazing, especially when there are delicious fruits, veggies and pretty flowers hanging from it. ( Source: 14 | 15 )

16 & 17. OBELISKS AS GARDEN TRELLISES!

An obelisk is a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top. It is a classic type of garden structure that adds elegance to a garden. ( Source: 16 | 17 )

18 & 19. TIMELESS INSPIRATIONS: CLASSIC GARDEN TRELLIS PLANTERS

Before people had power tools, they made incredibly beautiful garden trellises like these using flexible branches from Willow or other native trees. ( Source: 18 | 19 )

There are so much you could create with plants!

Tutorials and ideas on how to create magical living structures such as grape tunnel, bean teepee, grass sofa, willow dome, living fence, and much more! - A Piece Of Rainbow
20 & 21. LADDER PLANTER TRELLIS IDEAS

In small space gardens, we can grow herbs and vegetables with planters attached to a sturdy frame that leans on any vertical surface. ( Source: 20 | 21 )

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