If replacing an old fence or wall isn't pragmatically viable, consider finding ways to brighten up the old one.
Climbers are ideal for creating a sense of height in a restricted area.
Many people think of climbing roses as a single group, but in fact there are two: climbers and ramblers.
Small gardens almost inevitably have a lot of potential space for climbers and wall shrubs.
Some fruit is produced on climbing plants. For most gardeners, the main fruiting climber is a grapevine.
There are a number of herbaceous perennials and annuals that can be used to great effect as climbers in the garden.
This genus contains about 20 species of perennial climbers, of which one, C. scandens, is of interest to gardeners.
In many ways the principles involved in pruning climbers are the same as for other forms of ornamental shrub.
Trees and shrubs make wonderful natural supports for climbers.
There are four types of climber, all with different methods of attaching themselves.
Most climbing plants have a natural tendency to grow straight up.
With controlled pruning every year, plants should never become overgrown and need a complete overhaul.
Climbers need some means of support.
When trying to add height to your garden, it is not always desirable to have fixed screens or supports.
Pruning wisteria causes most gardeners more anguish than any other climber. In fact all you need to remember it needs pruning twice a year.