Arbors often act as plant trellises, but their tall distinctive shapes also make them a great focal point in your garden. They might be intimidating, but they are relatively easy to build by yourself. You can design many different types of arbors, from simple structures to more ornate features. Here are some ideas for different styles of arbor that you can choose from to find the one that best fits your garden. Style ideas include rustic, arbors made from metal or pots, and more.
- When you are thinking about creating a garden arbor, there are so many different things you can do. Some are used for decoration and some are used before a seating area.
- Some of the most common garden arbors are rustic and wooden. Rustic arbors can be created using sticks and branches and wooden arbors can be made with wooden posts and beams.
- If you are really comfortable working with metal, you can make an arbor out of metal or recyclables.
“While more ornate garden arbors may be difficult to replicate, less complex types can be created at a mere fraction of the cost.”