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Re: [Fwd: new pergola/arbor]


The building where I work, they have huge I-beams put together like a
pergola...with old wysteria vines hanging off of them.  Beautiful.  People
here think I'm nuts cause they always see me out there collecting the seeds,
or seed pods.....


----- Original Message ----
From: Richard Apking
<redfour@omni-tech.net>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Thursday, June 5, 2008
12:51:52 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] [Fwd: new pergola/arbor]

Hey Theresa, If you
made it out of very heavy structural steel, you 
could have a wisteria attempt
to destroy it.  The fight would be 
something to see.  Rich, dodging hail,
tornados, torrential rains, and 
floods in Z-5

Theresa G. wrote:
> Yes of
course!  I have to get the right kind of hangers from the store-
> on the
to-do list...
> Theresa
>
> james singer wrote:
>> Nice, indeed. There will be
hanging baskets, I assume.
>>
>> On Jun 4, 2008, at 2:55 PM, Kitty wrote:
>>
>>> That's a very nice pergola
>>> " a structure usually consisting of
parallel colonnades supporting 
>>> an open roof of girders and cross rafters
"
>>>
>>> I have an arbor, http://tinyurl.com/4xaf7w
>>> a shelter of vines or
branches or of latticework covered with 
>>> climbing shrubs or vines
>>>
>>>
A trellis is more 2 dementional, a frame of latticework used as a 
>>> screen
or as a support for climbing plants
>>> Merriam Webster illustration:
>>>
http://www.merriam-webster.com/art/dict/trellis.htm
>>>
>>> Then there's the
allie
>>> a walkway lined with trees or tall shrubs
>>>
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN,
Zone 5
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa G." 
>>>
<macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, June
03, 2008 10:56 PM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] [Fwd: new pergola/arbor]
>>>
>>>
>>>>
What exactly is the difference between a pergola and an arbor? or a
>>>>
trellis for that matter?
>>>>
>>>> Anyway, pics of my new one are here.  Very
happy with how it came out.
>>>> The contractor made it exactly as I'd wanted.
:-)
>>>>
>>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/tchess/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Theresa
>>>>
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>> Island Jim
>> Willamette Valley
>> 44.99 N
123.04 W
>> Elevation 148'
>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
>> Heat Zone 5
>> Sunset Zone
6
>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
>> Maximum 86 F [30 C]
>>
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