Take a look at these DIY garden arch ideas and choose one that best fits your needs and style. You don't have to put the arch in the garden either, these also look great in a yard or even on a deck. A garden arch is similar to an arbor and has many of the same benefits as a pergola and trellis.
Garden arches are great for a few different reasons. First, they give plants and vegetables the vine support to grow up and over them, and they also provide some shade which will be useful if you're outside, relaxing. Lastly, they'll give your garden or yard some extra decor, so you can entertain guests outside during the warmer seasons.
Here are 13 charming garden arch ideas you can DIY.
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Garden Archway Trellis
This budget-friendly garden archway uses rolled fencing to make the archway that acts as a trellis for climbing vegetables and fruits. It works amazingly well and also provides a shady tunnel for your garden.
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Garden Arch with Gate
Here's a DIY garden arch idea that doesn't require you to build a new arch, but rather allows you to use your existing one. This beautiful garden arch also has a gate attached. It's a wonderful decorative yard piece that you'll love for years.
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Garden Arch with Cattle Panel Trellis
This project shows you how to build a garden arch made out of a cattle panel trellis. It's a great guide that encourages you to really plan out your arch before building it. There are a lot of great tips here for getting it just right.
Garden Arch with Cattle Panel Trellis from Freckled Californian
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This backyard arch acts as a walkway separating the backyard and the orchard. It makes for a lovely transition between the two. A table and chairs can also be sat under the arch to take advantage of some shade.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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Garden Bed Arched Trellis
Here, an arch is attached to some existing raised garden beds. Steel cattle panel is used for the body of the arch, making it sturdy while keeping it inexpensive. Tomato plants and green beans are planted to climb and fill up the arch.
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This garden arbor was built for a wedding and now is being used on a deck. It needed to be portable, tall, affordable, and durable to meet the needs of the builder. All the steps are here to help you build it, along with a video for more details.
Wooden Arch from Remodelaholic
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Grape Arch for the Garden
This garden arch is used for growing grapes but you could really use it for any of your plants and vegetables with vines. This is built similarly to a pergola and gives some shade underneath it.
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Obelisk Garden Arch
The obelisk sides of this DIY garden arch not only let the plants climb, but they can also act as a tomato cage. Its interesting shape is emphasized with a fresh coat of bright pink paint.
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Cattle Panel Trellis Arch
This vegetable garden arch keeps the produce off the ground, giving them some air circulation and protecting them from some pests. A cattle panel is used to construct the trellis arch, making it easy to install and more affordable than wood or metal arches.
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X Arch with Bench
Here's an interesting twist on a decorative garden arch. A bench is added so there's a place to sit and enjoy the sliver of shade the arch provides. You could use this just as a decorative arch, or plant crawling flowers to fill in the empty areas.
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Rustic Garden Arch
Here's a simple wooden garden arch that has a rustic quality to it. This one is placed closer to the house, providing a lovely view out the window. Here, Queens Wreath vine is growing up the arch.
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Garden Beds with Arch
This DIY garden arch is flanked by two raised garden beds. There are actually two arches here, giving you a lot of room to plant some vines of any kind. Cedar is used to build this arch so it'll last you a long time out in the elements.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Arched Garden Arbor
Here's a DIY garden arch idea that you can put anywhere in the garden or yard. It's made mostly of wood, with some fencing used to act as a trellis for the plants. You can build this arch for just over $100.