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Garden Arbor Designs

 

We are going to look at several Garden Arbor Designs that will have different purposes in your outdoor space.  All will be able to grow a climbing plant on them.  Materials that they are made of will give you some kind of idea how long they will last in the outdoor environment.

First you must look at the space you have and decide what type will work best for you. After reading if you have any further questions please use the form below.

Metal Arbors

Montebello Garden Arbor

 

This ornate wrought iron arbor is great for an entrance to a garden area or just decoration on a path to your favorite spot in your outdoor space.  Can be purchased with or without gates.  The bronze finish is powder coated, but does not weather very well.  Most customers painted with a clear coat or finished in a color that would better match their outdoor decor and had no issues with the finish year after year.

7 inch ground stakes add to the stability of this unit.  Some customers state that it will withstand 75 to 80 MPH winds.  The product arrives in one box that will weigh about 50 pounds.  It is made of a square iron tubular frame.

When assembling some assistance will be required, the unit is too tall for most people to assemble by themselves.  When assembling make sure the parts are in the right side as the top sides do not interchange.  Directions are a explosion drawing that some find difficult to follow.

If you opt for the gates, the hinges are not adjustable, you will have to make sure the surface is flat so that the gates will align up.

The size is 54 inches wide, 23 inches deep and 84 inches high.  This includes the 7 inch ground stakes for stability. The height of this arbor is between 75 and 78 inches depending on the depth of the stakes in the ground.

Once assembled and in the correct location all you have to do is plant some sweet peas, climbing roses or clematis.  Some people like their arbor just the way it is and do not want to cover the Burnished Bronze finish with any plants.

Cambridge Arbor

 

If you are looking for an oversized simple arbor for your garden area this extra large arbor will be for you.  The archway is pointed at the top and is made with metal finished with a black powder coat.  The bars on the side will let your climbing plants cover this arbor in no time.

It will be ready for vines or climbing flowers in no time after simple assembly.

Your arbor will be 61 1/2 inches wide, 18 inches deep and 101 inches high.

Vinyl Arbors

 

The are several advantages of a vinyl arbor over a wooden or metal arbor.  The vinyl will not get boring insects, will not need painting, staining, sanding or stripping, will not rot and mildew, warp, crack, or peel.  Most vinyl arbors come with  20 year warranty on the materials.

Athens Arbor

 

The arch top design of this vinyl arbor is what sets it apart.  It will be long lasting and require very little maintenance with the white weather-resistant vinyl construction.  The lattice on the sides will be perfect for your climbing plants.

Assembly will be easy, will require two people in most situations.  Ground anchoring stakes are included, other installation methods will be either concrete foundation/burial or an anchor kit, these are not supplied and must be purchased separately.

Your arbor will be 39 inches wide, 23 inches deep and 84 1/2 inches tall (without burial).  The package will be almost 19 pounds.

Shipping Weight: 18.6 pounds

Fairfield Arbor

 

Looking for a flat top pergola style in your outdoor garden arbor, the Fairfield Arbor will make a great focal point in your outdoor space.  Use your flat trellis-top arbor to highlight your entrance or items in your outdoor garden area.  Made from a white maintenance free vinyl material that will require very little cleaning, just wash off with the garden hose.

Assembly and installation will take little time and may require two people. Installation can be done by adding 4 X $ treated post inside the uprights and planting with concrete.  An add on is a Aussie Augers mounting kit that you do not have to use concrete to mount this Arbor. Each of the four pieces will be 4 inches square and 24 inches tall.

You can order a Cottage Picket Gate kit for this Arbor also that will match the design.  This gate is 50 inches wide, 4 inches deep and 43 1/2 inches high.

The Fairfield Arbors is 59 inches wide, 33 inches deep and 86 inches tall with a 50 inch opening.  The arbor will weigh 76 pounds in the package.
Cottage Picket Gate 50″ x 4″ x 43-1/2″H
Aussie Augers 4″ x 4″ x 24″

Florence Arbor

 

This Vinyl arbor will add a architectural design to you outdoor space. Add in to an entrance to your garden or sitting area will help separate the areas to make it seem like you have many rooms in your living area outdoors. Made of rot and mildew resistant white vinyl, it will last a long time.

This arbor will be almost maintenance free, just rinse with the hose it will keep your arbor looking like new year round.

Assembly and installation is easy for this unit.  Instructions are easy to read and follow. Assembly will be easier if two people are involved, as this product is tall when completed. Installation will require to either set in concrete or some people opted to drive steel re-bar in the ground.

Your arbor will be 49 inches wide at the outside and 42 inches wide at the inside, 24 inches deep and 93 3/4 inches tall without any burial of the legs.  The post are 2 inches deep by 3 1/2 inches wide when looking from the front.  The box will weigh 47 pounds when received.

 

What will you grow on your Garden Arbor

 

Many flowering plants will grow on a Garden Arbor.  Climbing Roses, Morning Glories, Purple Wisteria, Honeysuckle, Trumpet Creeper, Cross Vine, Mandevilla, any Ivy and White Jasmine to name a few.  You choose the color and fragrance that would like to adorn your outdoor space.

You may want to stay away from any fruit bearing plant, as they will attract Pest and leave a mess on the ground. If you choose a plant that looses it leaves in the fall, the winter sun will shine through.  Check with the local plant person to make sure that your choice of plant will handle your local growing conditions.

Making the correct choice will enhance the beauty of your outdoor space.

Conclusion

 

I hope that you have taken some of this information to help you design the look of your outdoor space.  Garden Arbors will give you a look in your outdoors that your neighbors and friends will talk about.  Many different styles are available and you can change the look with the style of plant you have growing.

If you have any questions or comments use the form below.

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Thanks for reading,

John