Vines are a great way to decorate your garden. The advantages of using vines are that they are very low maintenance and look good on almost anything. If you have a fence or a separator in the garden, then growing a vine over it can be a quick and aesthetically pleasing solution.
However, there are many types of vines available. You need to select these as per different situations like whether you are trying to grow it up the side of a house, along the ground, or up a tree.
There are also many different ground vines available. Usually these types grow fast and strong, and just inch their ways along the ground. Interestingly, they are very easy to direct.
Here are few tips on selecting suitable vines to decorate your garden.
How to use Vines to Decorate your Garden?
- Make a border around your garden
Ground vines are perfect for this.Because they grow fast and strong,use them to make a border around your garden
- just weave in and out of the plants.
There are vines such as ground vines which is strong and easy to direct.Use these to weave in and out of the plants.That will be a nice décor for your garden.
- Use a vine for climbing up trees, or any type of mesh
The “twining” vines are usually climbing.Therefore Twining vines require a lattice or equally porous surface to climb up.This is because they are not sticky at all.Use this type of vine for climbing up trees, or any type of mesh. That will be again beautiful if you have some large trees in your garden.But keep in mind, you have to guide them a lot more during their early stages. After their initial growth stage, they will go wherever you want them to.
- Use vines as a hardy ground cover
Ground vines are perfect for this.Use some ground vines as a hardy ground cover if you really like some green on your garden. Ivy is another type of vines which can use to fill in anything. It also makes a great ground cover, and will grow up on any surface you put it on. So,you also can use ivy if you are looking for a vine which is suitable as a ground cover.
- Use vines to decorate your house
Vines not only look good on the ground or on lattices.These are good to blend in to the very architecture of your house. This is usually achieved through the use of vines with small tendrils which have adhesive tips. They extend from the vine and attach themselves to almost any surface.Therefore if your garden is adjacent to your house and you want something to cover-up the big unsightly wall, it’s a great idea to grow a few vines near the base.
So no matter what you want to do with a vine, the interesting fact is that it is easy to grow.You don’t need to pay more attention,however you have to pay attention to direct them as you want.
Do you have any ideas,suggestions which can help to decorate a garden with vines?
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