Use one of these arbor plans or kits to build a statement piece for your yard or garden to welcome guests into your garden, guide them through a walkway, or just be a simple structure to provide a little bit of shade.
Similar to a pergola and gazebo, but with a smaller roof, these arbors can act as a trellis, using lattice to support vines and crawling flowers or vegetables. They also can be used for weddings, as a place for the bride and groom to exchange vows.
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Garden Arbor Arch
This beautiful garden arbor has an arched top that makes quite the statement. Lattice is on each side, which makes it perfect for growing climbing roses. Since the arch takes a little bit more finesse than your standard arbor, this plan is perfect for the intermediate builder.
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X Arbor with Bench
This is more than your standard arbor, it has a bench built right into it. Since you can't walk under it, you could put it anywhere in the yard. This arbor adds additional outdoor seating and looks great while doing it.
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Grape Arbor Plan
This free arbor plan builds a rustic arbor that works perfectly as an entrance to any area in your yard. In this case, it's being used to grow grapevines. This is a huge arbor, coming in at 8' tall and 12' across.
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Vegetable Garden Arbor
For just over $100 you can build this beautiful garden arbor. It's a gothic style arch that uses mesh as a trellis on each side so you can easily grow vegetables like beans, cucumbers, melons, peas, squash, and tomatoes.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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How to Build a Garden Arbor
This garden arbor is made out of cedar so it's going to really stand up to the weather. This tutorial takes you through the whole process, starting with digging the holes for the posts to finishing the project.
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Dura-Trel Elmwood Arbor
This Elmwood arbor by Dura-Trel is made out of a white PVC vinyl, protecting it from all the outdoor elements. Along with the plan, this arbor kit comes pre-cut lumber that has pre-drilled holes, hardware, and ground anchors to hold the whole thing down.
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New England Rosewood Cedar Arbor
This anchor plan and kit builds a wooden arbor made up of pre-stained cedar. It comes with all the hardware and pre-cut lumber that you need. You'll just need a drill and a few other common tools for assembly.
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Gardman Gothic Steel Garden Arbor
With this arbor plan and kit, you'll put together a gothic arbor made out of black steel. It's a delicate arbor that would be great for a walkway. Assembly is very easy, making this a great option if you don't have much experience building.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Gardman Kensington Arch
This arbor arch is made out of metal with a rustic finish that will go well with any style of yard. A pretty heart and scroll design are included on both sides, really setting this arbor apart from the rest.
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Dura-Trel Wellington Arbor
Also made out of PVC vinyl, in a white color that won't peel or fade for years to come. This Wellington arbor from Dura-Trel has a more traditional style to it. Lattice is on each side to support growing vines or just as a decorative element. Everything you need is included in this kit, along with the plan to put it all together.