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Do I need more vertical support for climbing roses?

This is the front of my house in Pacific Northwest and you can see the red rectangle frame was there before: I was told it was built for climbing plants back in the 70s. Now I want to grow this ...
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How do I cope with a wisteria gone wild?

It is entirely my own fault and I have no excuse. Having planted it, I have stood by and done nothing for three years except screw a trellis to the wall ... and then another trellis ... and then ...
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How and when should I train my new climbing roses?

I purchased two bareroot climbing roses and planted them about a month ago near a trellis that I plan to have them climb. When they arrived they looked like dead twigs with roots, but greened up ...
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I need advice about climbing vines/plants for my handicap ramp

I am having my handicap ramp rebuilt and will have wood lattice installed on both sides. I live right outside Kases City, MO. I want to plant something that can climb on the lattice. I want something ...
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Why are my newly planted Honeysuckle leaves turning purple/brown?

I am based in London, UK. I have recently acquired a late Dutch Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina'). However, after a few weeks, the leaves have started going slightly purple - I want to ...
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'Climbing' black mulberry (morus nigra), is this real?

Ran in to this plant a the supermarket. It was only 3 bucks so I picked it up out of curiosity. I've started growing mulberry trees a while a go and did quite some youtubing and reading about them. ...
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How to kmow if a young rose is a climber

I bought this young rose and it already has blooms, smaller than the regular rose flowers but I noticed that it's kinda growing horizontally and long stems so I put a stick beside it to support its ...
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What is the best way to train a star jasmine up a wall?

Also, what size wires would be used in terms of thickness and how far apart should they be spaced?
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Encourage campsis radicans to grow and climb

I have obtained the depicted trumpet creeper (campsis radicans; currently approx. 35 cm in height) and I would like to encourage it to grow and climb. However, so far (after about 2 weeks) it does not ...
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Growing Ipomea near mid-sized conifer?

Is it possible, and is it wise if it is possible, to grow Ipomea tricolor 'Heavenly Blue' so that it protrudes through mid-sized (9m/30ft) conifers? I think it could be an interesting aesthetic ...
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Propagating loniceras for beginners

A neighbor of mine have a beautiful lonicera plant that just flowered - this may be the third time this year! He offered to me to take as many cuttings as I wish, and says that I just need to put them ...
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Recommendations for climbers that'll climb by a walnut tree

I've got a large walnut tree (Juglans regia), and I am happy with it, I just want to improve further that part of my garden to be more attractive to birds and butterflies. My idea is to plant a ...
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Self-clinging climber that will not damage a concrete fence

I am looking for an evergreen climber to screen an ugly pre-cast concrete stone-effect fence. I cannot change the fence (it's concreted into retaining structures). The fence consist of 6ft upright ...
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What are some good shade-tolerant climbers for zones 6 and 7?

I'm hoping someone has had good experience with a climber that tolerated partial to full shade? Most climbing flowers seem to need full sun, but we have a space in our backyard that would look great ...