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flowery-arborAn arbor is simply an arch formed by metal or, in a few cases, wicket which creates an area on which vines can spiral and support themselves. Metal arbors last for many years and can be repainted when they begin to show signs of age, making them as good as new. You may be familiar with arbors when you think of grapes grown for making wine because the vines grow up on arbors. These structures are not expensive to purchase and add a unique touch to any garden.


A popular location for arbor placement is along a walkway so that people can walk under the twined vines growing on the arbor structure. But an arbor can be placed anywhere you would like a focal point that provides high in the garden or landscape. It can be placed in the center of a square garden to provide height, drawing the eye upward while the lower-growing plants ….

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