Pergolas, Arbors & Trellises

Pergola, arbor, or trellis: Whatever your preference, these wonderful garden accents add vertical beauty and create practical places to train flowering vines. Plus, they can do so much more, including enclosing a space for privacy, defining an entryway, or adding garden character. Get started on your own garden structure with our inspired ideas, beginning with arbors.

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DIY Bean Trellis

Give your bean plants a structured place to grow with this easy-to-make arch that elevates your vines to be the star of the scene.

Wire Plant Obelisk

Turn your container plants into a work of art. Shaped from boldly colored wire, this plant obelisk lends elegant drama to a planter.

Bean Trellis

Protect your vining plants from ground-dwelling animals by giving them a bamboo trellis to climb. Send pole beans scrambling up homemade tepees for an easy bean harvest and a striking vertical presence in your yard.

Pergola Picks for a Picture Perfect Backyard

What's the easiest way to give your neighbors a serious case of backyard envy? Put up one of these gorgeous pergolas, of course! Check out our list of must-have pergolas to give your outdoor space the boost it's been missing.

Garden Project Plan Collection

Enhance your garden with these do-it-yourself projects from Best-Ever Outdoor Projects. Look for each plan-packed issue on your newsstand.

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Pergola Design Ideas: Pergolas with Seating

Pergolas, especially those that feature seating, are a great addition to outdoor decor. Find ideas on how to incorporate a beautiful pergola into your yard, while matching the style with your taste.

Arbor Design Ideas: Metal Arbors

Metal arbors provide both beauty and practicality for your outdoor decor. Get ideas here to help you find the perfect arched gateway for your landscape.

Bring Character to Your Backyard: 5 Weekend Projects

Beautify the backyard with these character-boosting outdoor projects. We'll show you how to make an outdoor room, decorative privacy panel, garden arbor, fire pit, and pebble mosaic walkway.