Roses on arbors, nothings evoke the charm of old-fashioned cottage gardens like an arbor overflowing with roses.
When landscaping with roses, be sure to train climbing roses on arbors to give your garden a charming and inviting look that will enchant your visitors.
How to properly train climbing roses is actually more important than pruning climbing roses.
I mean in order of importance.
The canes can be trained in different ways, fanned out horizontally or wrapped around a post, or woven on a trellis.
Just make sure that the canes don't go straight up, or you will end up with flowers only at the very top.
Do not tie the canes to tightly to the post and use flexible ties made especially for roses.
Isn't this an enchanting picture.
This wooden arbor is the ultimate traditional whited painted arbor.
The climbing rose trained up over and above is the lovely 'Eden' climbing rose.
It seems to bloom with profusion all summer, and the fragrance, oh so lovely, I couldn't stop sniffing the roses.
Wherever it is placed, on a front walkway, at the entrance to an herb garden or a rose garden, it looks enchanting.
Or over a walkway leading from the front to the back garden, an arbor is a wonderful place to plant roses.
Set at a little distance from the house, an arbor with roses not only divide one area from another, but also provides a focal point in the garden.
Try to place the rose covered arbor where it can be viewed from a window or a doorway.
In it's own space in the garden, an arbor with roses becomes an outdoor room, with latticed
walls, and a ceiling open to the elements, but strong enough to support climbing roses.
Arbors for climbing roses can be constructed of wood, metal or plastic.
Finished wood that is painted white or a shade of green is traditional.
However there are many different types of arbors available that provide beautiful architectual touches to a garden.
They are truly works of art.
An arbor not only provides a place to grow and enjoy roses, it also gives your garden a pleasant
appearance during winter when plants are dormant.
Here is a very inexpensive and cheap metal arbor that I really like.
I have a few myself.
These metal rose arbors are great for dividing your garden into different areas, and they are also low maintenance arbors.
If you would like to purchase this metal arbor, just click on the product link below.
|Gallic Rose Arch - $ 59.99|
The Gallic Rose Arch is perfect for adding character and style to any garden 'Ã´ large or small. Assembled in minutes! Made from coated steel, they are strong and durable, yet attractive.
If you like wood arbors, scroll on the arrows on the arbor pictures below, to preview all available arbors.
Here is a design plan for roses on an arbor. This is one my favorite planting designs for roses on an arbor.
The roses , New Dawn rose and Carefree Wonder, are very easy to care for roses, that blooms with profusion all season long.
You should choose the red or dark pink mini roses that grows to 18 inches high maximum.
Underplant all the roses with spring-flowering bulbs in the fall so you will have beauty and color when the roses aren't their best.
If you have any questions for using this plan, please go to "Contact Me", and I will respond to any questions or concern you may have.
Climbers and ramblers need very little encouragement to cover an arbor.
They are vigorous upright growing plants and will naturally arch over an arbor from the weight of their canes.
All you have to do is plant them next to the frame and guide the canes as they grow, so they rest on and intertwine with the overhead trellising.
Then use appropriate ties to secure them to the arbor.
I hope I have inspired you to try planting roses on arbors in your own garden.