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By Cathy from Stanwood, WA
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I am looking for a cheap way to build a garden arbor. Any ideas out there?
Hardiness Zone: 8a
By cbrock2 from Camilla, GA
Look for cheap garden supplies such as trellises in the dollar stores, and garage sales and etc.
Here is an arbor that I screwed to a post. This one is an old baby expandable baby gate.
Here is another from old windows. I posted this here once and don't see it now though. This is right after I made it. Now it has a clematis growing on it.
I grow gourds. The utility of the arbor is much more important to me than the looks, because gourds tend to cover it almost completely. I use something called "cattle panel." It's a piece of galvanized fencing used to make cattle chutes. It measure 16' x 50".
Sarsi, I use one of those to grow my squash and cukes on. Works good!
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This is a garden arbor my boyfriend built for his mom for Mother's Day. She was thrilled when it was finished. It took him 3 days. He built it from a picture that was in our local newspaper. It turned out beautiful.
By Tena from Champaign, IL
My Husband built this garden arbor. It has benches built on both sides. We grow grape vines on it in the summer.
By PJP58 from Oklahoma