Shady arbor bench Imagine sipping your tea or wine in the dappled light of your own backyard arbor bench, your favorite vine overhead. Building a bench and arbor combo is in some ways less complicated than building a standalone bench. LINK to plans.
When you trim brush or branches from your garden plants in the spring save the sturdiest and straightest branches to nail or lash together and form a natural trellis to support vines or climbing plants in the flower bed or veggie patch.
Building a Living Fence: Osage orange trees (Maclura pomifera), also called hedge apple or horse apple. For an incredibly tough, enduring windbreak that’s a major player in a local ecology, probably nothing surpasses Osage orange.