As we inch into fall and away from Summer I can’t help but bust out a few mor outdoor projects before it is too late!! Thankfully this project is pretty easy and my plant will survive the winter since it’s close to the wall and warmer- score! We recently built a large red barn on the property, it has been perfect for storage, a workshop space and even hosting! But it still needs some zest- you feel me? So I thought I would add some green to the front entry with this simple homemade metal trellis. I scored this metal grating, which is actually hog pen fencing, at a garage sale for $10 bucks. I grabbed some metal tubs from miners as well as some posts and concrete and got to work with the hubby on our project…..
2 buckets/containers for posts
1 bucket/container for plant
Quick Concrete mix
Hog metal grate
Staple gun and scrap wood pieces
Plant & Soil
First we took our posts and cemented them into out metal buckets, be sure to grab a level and make them nice and straight…
Next we placed the metal grate so it rested on the edge of the buckets and used a few pieces of scrap wood and a staple gun to secure the grate into place behind the posts.
We did this along a few spots on the post and then I planted a potato vine for my green and white pops against the red barn in my third bucket…
Now it’s time to water, I may even plant some more greenery in those other buckets above the concrete to add some more color!
Maya approved and so did our new chocolate lab pup- Barley