Information About Ornamental Vines General Care

Growing ornamental vines provides unique interest and height to areas of the garden or in the home. The following articles include information on how to grow different types of vining plants so you can choose the right one for your particular needs.

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Training Plants Up Porch Railings: Learn About Growing Vines On Railings

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Growing vines on railings is a fun way to garden on your porch, deck, or balcony. The contrast between the plants and iron or wood railings can be lovely. It’s a great way to brighten up your outdoor space or even add some privacy with vines as a barrier. Learn more here.

Common Wind Resistant Vines: Learn About Windy Garden Vines

By Amy Grant

If you’ve always dreamt of a vine covered arbor redolent with blooms but live in an area with significant winds and didn’t think there were any suitable vines for windy locations, this is the article for you. Click here to find out about windy garden vines.

Covering Brick Walls With Vines: What Type Of Vine For A Brick Wall

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you have a brick wall and are in search of a climbing vine to decorate and enhance your home, you not only need to decide the type of vine for a brick wall but consider the health of your house and what method the vine uses to climb. This article will help.

Do Vines Damage Siding Or Shingles: Concerns About Vines Growing On Siding

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Nothing is quite as picturesque as a house covered in English ivy. However, certain vines can damage building materials and necessary elements of homes. If you?ve considered having vines growing on siding, this article has tips to prevent damage.

Vine Plants As Shade Cover: Creating Shade With Vining Plants

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Trees are not the only plants that can be used to shade hot, sunny areas in the summer. Structures like pergolas, arbors and green tunnels have been used for centuries to hold up vines that create shade. Learn about using vine plants as shade cover here.

Vines For Summer Color: Flowering Vines That Bloom In Summer

By Liz Baessler

Putting together a flowering garden often entails a lot of balancing to ensure color and interest all summer long. To make this process a lot easier, you can opt for plants that have especially long bloom times. Learn more about vines that flower all summer long here.

Container Grown Vine Plants: Tips For Growing Vines In Containers

By Liz Baessler

Vines are a fantastic addition to the garden. They can be trained up nearly any structure to draw attention to a wall or distract from an unsightly area. They are also very versatile in that they can be grown easily in containers. Click here to learn more.

Climbing Vines Indoors: Tips For Growing Common Indoor Vine Plants

By Amy Grant

Growing climbing vines indoors can be easily accomplished and there are quite a few common indoor vine plants to choose from. This article discusses them. Click here to learn more about these climbing vines.

Annual Climbing Vines: Using Fast Growing Vines In The Landscape

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

If you're short on room to garden, take advantage of vertical spaces by growing annual vines. Read this article to learn more about the different types of annual vines you can grow.

Hardy Perennial Vines: Fast-Growing Perennial Vines For The Landscape

By Jackie Carroll

Perennial flowering vines are functional as well as beautiful. Most perennial vines are rampant, vigorous plants that quickly cover a structure fairly quickly. Find out about the different perennial vines in this article.

Vines To Use In The Landscape

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Growing vines in the landscape is a great way to take advantage of vertical space and increase appeal, especially in areas with little or no space. Get more information on planting vines in this article.

How To Plant A Living Fence – Using A Fast Growing Plant To Cover Fence

By Heather Rhoades

Covering chain link fences is a common problem for many homeowners. But if you learn how to plant a living fence with a fast growing plant, you can have a fence that is both lovely and inexpensive. Click here for more.

Tips For Growing Exotic Flowering Vines

By Teo Spengler

Flowering vines add color, character and vertical interest to any garden. Growing flowering vines is not complicated and many types of vines are easy to grow. Find information and tips on how to grow flowering vines in this article.

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