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pergola

a horizontal trellis or framework, supported on posts, that carries climbing plants and may form a covered walk

Pergola

A garden structure consisting of an open wooden-framed roof, often latticed and supported by regularly spaced posts or columns and often covered by climbing plants to shade a walk or passageway.

Pergola

 

an arbor or a lightly trellised passageway of arches or pillars. Pergolas provide shelter from the heat. In 16th-century terraced gardens that were almost devoid of shade and in the 17th- and 18th-century formal parks, pergolas were three-dimensional accents against a background of plants pruned to appear as wall-like espaliers. They are used today in parks.

pergola

1. A garden structure with an open wooden-framed roof, often latticed, supported by regularly spaced posts or columns. The structure, often covered by climbing plants such as vines or roses, shades a walk or passageway.
2. A colonnade which has such a structure.
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After tipping back the leading shoot to 36 inches above ground on planting, tie in suitable laterals at an angle to the wall or pergola, pruning side shoots to two-three buds.
If you have the room, why not opt for an attractive pergola - an open-roof arrangement set on posts.
Views are filtered through the pergolas, which are set well beyond the external wall line.
Pergolas can be built of wood or metal and can be simple or elaborate.
All the components for decking and pergolas can be bought from large DIY stores or timber merchants.
It is a testimony to the admiration and affection in which she is held that when Edith Della Pergola was inducted into the Canadian Operatic Hall of Fame on December 8 on the stage of Montreal's Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, the 3,000 people present greeted her with a rousing, deafening standing ovation.
Since the structure of the pergola is essential for lasting success, do not scrimp on the materials.
If you have an arch or pergola, transform this by planting roses up it now and ensure fabulous colour and perfume for many summers to come.
Pergolas - arches with climbing plants trained over them - and arbours - shady shelters for plants - have been key elements of gardens since mediaeval times.