Making a Stable Base: Providing Support for Climbers

Want to plant a climber but not sure how to support it? Look no further. We'll walk you through all the options here, whether you need something large or small, free-standing or attached.

Excerpted from Garden Design
Encourage Rambling Rose to Climb Tree on a Rope DK - Garden Design © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Trees and Other Host Plants

To encourage a rambler rose to clamber up into a fruit tree, plant it 3 feet away from trunk and give it a rope - pegged to the ground and run to the lowest branch - to climb.

Excerpted from Garden Design

©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2009

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