Category Archives: Vines

Clematis: Queen of the Vines

a photo of Clematis Rooguchii

Profusions of flowers climbing up a trellis, spilling over walls, creeping through the garden as a showy groundcover, Clematis do it all. By Abby Lapides [This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener June 2018 issue.] Profusions of flowers climbing up a trellis, spilling over walls, creeping through the garden as a showy groundcover, Clematis do it all. Clematis

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Make a “Grapevine” Wreath from Invasive (or other) Vines

A photo of a holiday vine wreath made from wintercreeper vine.

Mid-summer to late fall is the season to harvest vines to make a vine wreath or two. Although you can buy grapevine wreaths quite readily, if you have access to your own vines, why not try making your own? By Steffie Littlefield (This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener November/December 2015.) What to use: Mid-summer to late fall

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Perennial Vines

(This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener April 2006 issue.) By Barbara Perry Lawton Perennial vines offer good solutions for many landscape design challenges. They can screen for privacy and they can hide an unsightly utility area. Vines can serve as attractive “walls” to separate different sections of your garden. When grown on an arbor, they can create

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