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Easy Garden Trellis

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Create a unique garden tower with just three fan trellises and cable ties.

 Easy Garden Trellis

Project Overview

Skill Level

Beginner

Estimated Time

Few hours

Estimated Cost

$$$$$

Tools and Materials

Tools

  • Ruler
  • Handsaw or jigsaw
  • Straightedge

Materials

  • 3 - 6-ft white fan trellises, #39291
  • Colonial ball top, #7972
  • White cable ties, #292687
  • 6-in terra-cotta pot, #94450
  • Liquid Nails adhesive, #220816
  • Valspar satin spray paint, White
  • Valspar spray paint, Frosty Berry
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Instructions

Step 1

 Mark trellis ends
Lay a straightedge even with the tips of the outside trellis slats and mark straight lines on the ends of the slats. Then jigsaw the ends so the flared end of the trellis rests stable on a flat surface.

Step 2

 Trim trellis edges
Trim the ends of the horizontal pieces to extend no more than 3/4 inch beyond the vertical pieces.

Step 3

  Attach trellises
Stand the three trellises with the narrow ends up. Use cable ties to loosely attach the trellises where the horizontal bars meet. When finished, tighten all the ties to secure the trellises together.

Step 4

 Top with Pot
Paint the terra-cotta pot and colonial ball top with white spray paint. Add an accent color (we used Frosty Berry) to the pot as desired. When the paint is dry, attach the finial to the pot with an exterior adhesive, such as Liquid Nails.

Step 5

Place the structure in your garden and complete it by placing the pot and colonial ball on top of the trellises.