Make Simple, Beautiful Garden Fences and Trellises

Have fun with sticks — transform them into useful, attractive wattle and wickets.



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Homemade garden trellises provide a perfect place to grow vining plants. The same woven twigs used to make wattle fences can be used to create rings that stabilize and beautify garden towers.
DAVID CAVAGNARO
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Wattle fences are made by weaving flexible green sapling wood between upright posts.
LYNN KARLIN
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Author Barbara Pleasant makes a wooden garden tower trellis.
BARBARA PLEASANT
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Wooden wickets keep plants from being trampled and provide support for long-stemmed plants that tend to flop over.
BARBARA PLEASANT
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Once you’re comfortable working with twigs and branches, try making more ornate garden accents and furniture. Experiment!
DAVID CAVAGNARO
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Once you get the hang of wattle weaving, experiment with different designs.
DAVID CAVAGNARO











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