Trellis - a beautiful ornament in garden design

Trellis - a beautiful ornament in garden design

Trellises can provide much more support than plants in need of support. They are also beautiful design elements in the interior and exterior of houses and in any garden, no matter big or small. The term trellis (from the Italian "spaliera", backrest) is connected in most cases latticed Cons truktionen on the wall, which are used as a stop for crops such as fruit tree shoots or grapevines, so these in di e desired growth profile r m can be brought , But also for ornamental plants such as roses, trellises are used as well. And that's not all, because you can use trellises in the garden design without plants, but as a pure ornament or scenic element. In this case, they have a separating or connective effect, thereby delimiting rooms and areas in the garden. On terraces and balconies, overgrown trellises prevent unwanted, inquisitive insights, without creating walls that are equally dismissive.

white trellis borders a cozy area in the garden

white trellis separates this cozy sitting area in the garden


Trellises serve as a windbreak to some extent. In the small garden, they use clever visual tricks to evoke the feeling that the garden is longer or wider than it actually is. On the market you can find especially for this effect imaginary trellis with built-in mirrors.

white trellis on the wall for the climbing roses

white trellis on the wall for the climbing roses

Overgrown trellises lose their appeal in some cases. For this reason, one should give up fast-growing plants, unless one wants to see as little as possible of the neighbors, of the street or of the trellis itself as soon as possible. It is advisable to inform yourself before buying a plant about their growth characteristics. If the trellises are directly against the wall, it is very important to fix them well. Especially when strong and weaker plants climb it, the scaffolding should be well anchored to withstand storms and strong winds.

Trellis with beautiful design for climbing plants and flowers

Trellis with beautiful design for climbing plants and flowers

When it comes to garden design with ornaments such as trellis, the color of the scaffolding used plays a very important role, because it can enhance the luminosity of plants and flowers very nice, but unfortunately also act contrary. A subtle color is therefore recommended, especially when it comes to large-scale trellis. Fold-up colors attract more looks, highlighting specific areas in the garden. It should be noted that dark colors tend to heat up when exposed to prolonged sunlight, which could harm young plant shoots. Here too, as with almost all other themes of garden design - the colors should be selected so that they harmonize with each other.

Trellis with climbing plants at the window makes the small garden even prettier

Trellis with climbing plants at the window makes the small garden even prettier

One thing is certain - trellises are versatile design elements in the garden. Long walls and dark walls are spiced up with their help. Trellises are adaptable design artists. This proves also our picture gallery!

Trellises in the garden instead of thick walls are much nicer and more alive

Trellises in the garden instead of thick walls are much nicer and more alive

creative garden ideas with trellises on the walls

Wooden trellis for terrace, balcony or garden

Wooden trellis for climbing plants in the garden

Trellis as a partition in the garden

Trellis as a beautiful ornament on the window

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