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.
Wattle fences are made by weaving flexible green sapling wood between upright posts.
Author Barbara Pleasant makes a wooden garden tower trellis.
Wooden wickets keep plants from being trampled and provide support for long-stemmed plants that tend to flop over.
Once you’re comfortable working with twigs and branches, try making more ornate garden accents and furniture. Experiment!
Once you get the hang of wattle weaving, experiment with different designs.