The Q&A Archives: Landscape ideas

Question: I want to attach some wires to the exterior walls and plant something like a vine to grow up it. Maybe a multiple cris cross patern. do you know of any places the would have photos of this type. what types of plant?

Answer: Wires will work if they are just strung vertically and you choose a plant that will scramble or cling to itself as it grows (bougainvillea, for instance), or you can erect a trellis. There are lots of design magazines and books you can thumb through at your local library for ideas. And, here's a publication from the Universif of Florida with details about suitable vines:

Hope you find it helpful. Best wishes with your project!

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