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By Barb

Erie, NY, United States Us

how do I get ivy to climb up lattice work?



Just point it in the right direction it will do the rest. I have several round the garden and now just have to trim them back, but be careful when they get bushey as blackbirds love to make nests in them.


2 May, 2008


Good luck, i am training some ivy on my chain link "border" fence

2 May, 2008


Ivy has litte roots which cling on to anything and everything -that is why its so good at climbing up walls and fences - I dont think you will have a problem with it climbing - just be patient while it gets going and before long you will be asking how to stop it!!!

2 May, 2008


Get yourself some raffia and tie tendrils to trellis .

Raffia wont harm stems.

Good luck.

2 May, 2008


As scokat says ,tie it in. But Ivy does prefer walls and solid fencing as it suckers to climb naturally.

3 May, 2008

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