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Expert advice on arches and pergolas from a trusted name in gardening. Get the solutions to your gardening problems from the American Horticultural Society's Practical Guides! Select from this ever-growing library of titles for the best gardening advice on plants and plant care, garden design, and garden construction. Arches and Pergolas Includes: Arches and pergolas in the garden -- traditional designs and contemporary uses; choosing the most suitable structure; selecting the best climbing plants. Practical projects -- buying and building from kits; erecting metal and wooden arches; making a rose trellis arch; freestanding, wall-leaning, and brick-post pergolas; creating an arbor; training and cultivating climbing plants. Essential know-how -- advice on planning and construction; choosing and using tools and building materials; safety tips; general maitenance.
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