I ran across this great pin of how to make a natural garden arbor while drooling in a comatose state I mean quickly browsing Pinterest today and clicked on it to follow it back to the original website to learn how to do what the picture showed. Don’t you hate it when you click back to see something and the website makes you jump through hoops, or sign up for an account just to see a little information that you could probably easily find 10,000 more examples with a few pecks of your fingers on Google? Yeah, so do I.

This particular pin did just that. Better Homes & Gardens is the site this is from. That site, while it has great information and beautiful photographs, it’s a pain in the butt to click through all the next buttons when all you want to do is get the gyst of it. If you can even find the “next” buttons. They temp you with the “view all” button, only to trick you once again with a sign here in blood and promise to follow us and/or we will stalk you for all eternity account.


So, even though I’ve got a kajillion things I need to be doing, I thought I would make their really cute, naturally rustic looking arbor into a super dooper easy as pie pin and give everybody and their mother a non-name your first born after us all in one spot tutorial.

I haven’t actually made an arbor yet… but I have a couple willow trees I’m already eyein’ to go hack up so I can. So if you’ve got questions, sorry, can’t help ya. But, I’m leaving a link here to the site where the original pin sent me to. It will take you to the Better Homes & Garden website where you can post a comment in question form while being bombarded with roll over advertising that hi-jacks your browser and hope someone bothers to answer you.

I thought this was a great way to incorporate rustic garden art into my newest garden, Studio Gardens (which is the garden I call just outside of my art studio)

Just to be clear, the photos and instructions in the below photo/pin was taken off the Better Homes & Gardens website written by Teresa Woodard. Got to give them all the credit. All I did was put all the photos and text in one easy to read format jpeg file that you can pin easily or just copy and save it for when you have time to do it, or heck, print that sucker out. Pin it, share it, tweet it, steal it, whatever. It’s not necessary, but I sure wouldn’t mind a little love in the way of a link back here if you feel so inclined. Oh and hey, why not follow me on Pinterest… I’ve got all kinds of cool pins on there. I don’t stay up until 2 in the morning most of the time for nothing! Here’s my Pinterest link.

So with no further ado… Here it is… drum roll please… How to Make a Natural Garden Arbor

How to make your own arbor

paintings by Jaime Haney

Learn more about me on the ‘About’ page in the menu at the top. I’m an artist – a painter mostly and an avid gardener. I paint a variety of subjects including birds, koi fish, my gardens, ponds and flowers as well as anything having to do with nature especially trees and tropical scenes. I also enjoy painting abstracts and have started created more and more of them. My most favorite thing to try to achieve in my painting is is mystery.

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