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This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to enliven a plain fence with climbing vines and flowering plants. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhUipRuTJZE&index=12&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-ZmCu0t_YNmTXHVt80JDyE How to Choose and Plant Climbing Roses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D-rYgxCRcw&index=54&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV How to Attach a Trellis to a Concrete Wall: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcLZfIyPQJA&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=133 How to Build a Rain Garden: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1S_qVwzfsA&index=24&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV Shopping List for Planting and Training Vines on a Fence: – climbing vines and flowering plants – galvanized wire – 1-inch-diameter screw eyes – compost – jute string – cedar bark mulch Tools for Planting and Training Vines on a Fence: – drill/driver – screwdriver – pliers – garden rake – rotary tiller – wheelbarrow – shovel – three-tine claw Follow This Old House: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisOldHouse Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisoldhouse Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thisoldhouse/ G+: https://plus.google.com/+thisoldhouse/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/thisoldhouse Tumblr: http://thisoldhouse.tumblr.com/ Learn how to make your own plant wall with this simple DIY. Related PostsTrain Plants Up a Concrete Wall with Heavy Duty Loop Hooks – This Old HouseHow to Install a Raised Vegetable Garden with Arbors – This Old HouseHow to Build a Privacy Planter – This Old HouseHow to Build a Living Wall Vertical Garden – This Old HouseHow to Build a Timber Retaining Wall – This Old HouseHow to grow a verticle upright squash plant and other vines in a small garden space Part 2

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20 Comments

  • Chris Martinez 9 months ago

    bad wireing just saying

  • Kevin Jenkins 9 months ago

    i bought some seeds do i plant the trumpet vine under soil or just rest them on the top

  • KK Design Services 9 months ago

    This is idiotic. Cat's Claw is a noxious, invasive weed. You will regret planting this anywhere near your house, as it will spread uncontrollably into your yard, and climb up trees.

  • POV Antagonist 9 months ago

    good video to follow only one thing.
    the use of ceder mulch. There are other hardwood choices that will do the same job and feed the soil. Ceder will not give much food for the soil. thanks.,

  • مجموعة ديزلو الصاعدة 9 months ago

    he should plant virginia creeper

  • Marty Laudig 9 months ago

    My grape vines are branching out but does not produce fruit

  • TheSmkngun 9 months ago

    So how does it all look now? A short follow up video perhaps?

  • nipzilla 9 months ago

    1:35 – "First thing I'm gonna to do is bang this just to loosen it up".
    I bet you do, buddy. I bet you do..

  • Gez Dodd 9 months ago

    Didn't soak the root ball before planting it

  • fine and fancy 9 months ago

    what are those flowers?

  • Romelia Polly 9 months ago

    I can make it myself. Just got instructions from woodprix website and I'm ready for do it 😀

  • Jack Lacey 9 months ago

    "okay"

  • S197Insano 9 months ago

    I would imagine since they are installing a support for it to grow around, that this is trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), which is nothing like the highly invasive Trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans) which isn't even related to the trumpet honeysuckle. The trumpet creeper has sticking tendrils and wouldn't need a support and would cling right on the fence. The honeysuckle needs a support, as it only has twining tendrils and just wraps/twines around it, much like a Dutchman's pipevine, passionflower or clematis. As a side note, if you decide to purchase a honeysuckle vine, make sure you do not purchase the highly invasive Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica). There are also dwarf versions of Lonicera sempervirens, like the Peaches and Creme. Thanks for the video TOH< have very fond memories of my dad, as we watched the show together for years while I was young.

  • Kinipela D 9 months ago

    Beautiful! I'd love to see the progress.

  • selangsia 9 months ago

    if this is a trumpet vine, goodluck! lols

  • Lofty Production 9 months ago

    We have just purchased a 9.5ft Jasmine. Obviously it will arrive in a pot, however we are going to use it as a patio specimen to train up the fence for privacy. Digging it in, unfortunately is not an option. The pot it will arrive in is 12l, my question is what size pot should I buy now in order to allow maximum room for the roots and plant to grow nice and tall WITHOUT digging into the ground. I have seen a nice 30l tub for £7.00.

  • Leighnae Hanley 9 months ago

    I want to see it, say, a month after the procedure.  That soil looked pretty poor and they didn't change out any of the dirt…

  • Stephanie Jaques 9 months ago

    some helpful tips 🙂

  • Bailey Kersch 9 months ago

    "Get soome commepoost" lol

  • killerbeau95 9 months ago

    Hoe can i be a landscape contractor i enhance all my rentals with beauty