Arbors come in a wide variety of styles and shapes to suit any taste or budget.
From the list of examples below you should be able to find an arbor that ties in with and compliments your own garden style.
Different Arbor Styles
Before you purchase an arbor you need to decide what sort of material you want your arbor to be constructed from. Below is a list of all the common materials used in the construction of arbors. Each has its own advantages so read through, think about what you need, and then have the knowledge and confidence to choose the best arbor for your garden.
Cedar is a very stable wood, so it tends to stay straight and it won’t buckle or bend
Contains oils that act as a natural preservative
One of the advantages of pine is that it is cheaper than the other woods
Can be easily stained or painted to match whatever style or color
your house is
Once treated it will last for many years outside
Like cedar it contains natural oils that act as a preservative
Can hold a variety of finishes due to its natural stability
Has its own naturally rich color which is a feature on its own
Wont crack or rot and are manufactured to resist UV light
No need to paint
Lightweight and easy to install
Very easy to clean,just rinse off with the garden hose occasionally
Will not rust
Can be created with very ornate detailing
Very low maintenance
Wrought iron tends to work well in most styles of gardens