diy indoor trellis

10 DIY Garden Trellises That Cost Less Than $20

Adding a trellis to your garden is highly recommended in some instances, especially if you’re growing vegetables. If you have a small yard, trellises are also a great way to train your plants to grow vertically and save space.

However, a lot of premade garden trellises are unnecessarily expensive. Learn how to build a DIY trellis for a fraction of the cost. All these ideas are affordable and shouldn’t cost you more than $20.

Attach a Trellis to a Privacy Fence

This DIY trellis is streamlined and adds dimension to an otherwise boring privacy fence. To make the most of this design, plant various flowering vines directly in front.

You’ll Need:

  • Flat top fence pickets or 1×2 cedar boards
  • Table saw and hand saw
  • Sandpaper
  • Outdoor wood stain
  • 1″ nails

Create a Tee Pee for Climbing Veggies Using Bamboo

These simple bamboo tee-pees work great if you have a vegetable garden in need of stakes. You should be able to find these bamboo sticks at a local garden center for around $1 a stake, but they can also be ordered online.

You’ll Need:

  • Bamboo
  • Heavy duty twine
  • Scissors

Repurpose Old Garden Tools Into a Trellis

Depending on what you have in your garage, this DIY trellis could cost you next to nothing. Remember to make sure that the bottom of the wooden tools are carved into stakes so they will stay in the ground.

You’ll Need:

  • Vintage garden tools
  • Salvaged wood
  • Nails
  • Jute twine

Transform a Coat Rack Into a Garden Trellis

This blogger took to Pinterest to come up with this unique DIY trellis. Once she understood the basic trellis shape, she searched her house for other everyday items that might be easily converted. By the end of her project, she had crafted a very unusual and beautiful solution for her climbing morning glories.

You’ll Need:

  • Old coat hanger
  • Paint
  • Paint stick
  • Screws
  • Liquid nails
  • Pencils

Want to add an affordable accent to your garden? Craft a simple DIY trellis for vegetables and plants, privacy, or for an accent in your garden.

An easy but visually stunning DIY vine trellis for indoors!

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Make a design statement while purifying the air in your home too

Plants add beauty to any room but a trailing vine is especially eye-catching and unexpected too. Change up the colours, the planter, or even the vine itself to make something unique and customized to your taste and style.

Plants even have added health benefits by purifying and cleaning the air in your home. Get rid of some of those nasty toxins by choosing a vine like Philodendron, or Arrowhead Vine known for their air filtering properties.

DIY Indoor vine trellis

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Fencing wire
  • Pot for shaping
  • Wire cutters
  • Pliers
  • Soft nose pliers
  • Spray paint
  • Wall hooks
  • Vine plant

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Shape wire around pot to create rings and cut leaving a 1 centimeter overlay.
  2. Repeat until you have enough rings for desired climber height.
  3. Spraypaint rings and allow to dry.
  4. Drill hole into wall and screw in hooks where the top of the vine will go.
  5. Hook on first ring and continue looping rings until you reach the bottom.
  6. Insert another hook for another arm of the climber.
  7. Hook on rings and loop onto first set of rings.
  8. Repeat until you have the desired amount of arms.
  9. Thread the vine onto the rings so it is encouraged to climb them.
  10. You can keep adding more rings and moving the hooks up as your vine grows.

Make a design statement while purifying the air in your home too