Made of items from the hardware store, our version supports pole beans, morning glory, and vigorous hop vines that would otherwise ramble.

Easy DIY: Turn a Fence Into a Trellis
Photo by Thomas J. Story

How to make it:

Photo by Thomas J. Story

1. Mount four 5-in. square wood blocks, one for each corner, to a strong fence using wood screws.

2. Attach a loop hook to each wood block.

3. Hang each corner of a sheet of welded remesh (typically used for reinforcing concrete and sold in 3 1/2- by 7-ft. sheets) over a loop hook.

4. Follow the video below to complete the project.