A Build-Your-Own Trellis
This easy-to-make trellis will help camouflage a blank wall.
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To create the trellis, begin with four 10-foot posts vertically spaced out across the wall to be disguised. Anchor each post in a one-inch-deep hole with concrete. Attach 10-foot horizontal runners along the top, middle and base of the vertical posts to add structural support.
Attach and string one-inch gauge wire through the hooks, working across horizontally and connecting the vertical posts. Then go back and attach wire vertically, weaving the wire in front of and behind the horizontal wires in an alternating pattern. This process will take some time, but the end results are well worth the effort.
Once you are ready to plant the trellis, you can save money by purchasing plants in one-gallon containers. Or for instant satisfaction, buy five-gallon container plants like this morning glory if your budget allows.
Plant the morning glory, and wrap its vine tendrils around the wires of the trellis.