Vines are an interesting choice for landscaping and gardening enthusiasts. Not only do vines give you a broader chance to add texture and color to your landscape, they can also provide a charming element to your overall design scheme.

The tips in this section can help you learn how to properly care for your vine plants and help you get the most from them. In fact, you will be able to find information on subjects ranging from grapes to clematis and wisteria. If you are interested in vines, then this is the location to look.

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The following articles are available for the 'Vines' topic. Click the article''s title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

   English Ivy
Chances are that you have seen a few of those beautiful ivy covered homes and thought, "Wow, I wish I could have that." Luckily, you can. All it takes is a little effort on your part, and some careful watching of the ivy. Here's how you can make English ivy a part of your home landscaping design.

   Helping Wisteria Bloom
Wisteria is a beautiful climbing vine that can add a touch of elegance and mystery to just about any landscape design. But what do you do if your wisteria doesn't want to bloom like it should? Helping wisteria to bloom isn't all that difficult, take a look.

   Planting a Grape Arbor
Grapes are not hard to grow; they just need some training and sunlight. If you train the main vine of your grapes to grow up a fence, the rest will follow. Grapes will need regular fertilization and careful watching, since any diseased areas will need to be removed. After a few years, you will have big, luscious grapes.

   Planting Clematis
Clematis can be intimating when it comes to planting and growing. It doesn't have to be this way. Learn how to have healthy and beautiful clematis looking their best. Read on for more information.

   Preparing Vines for Winter
Vines are a great addition to any garden, or landscape design, but how do you prepare your vines for the coming cold weather? Taking the proper steps in preparing your vines for winter will ensure that you can enjoy these beautiful perennial additions year after year.

   Types of Climbing Plants
Besides having a wide variety of species, there are also several types of climbing plants as well. Understanding what these different types of plants are can go a long way to helping you decide what plant you should use in your landscaping. Take the time to learn what your options are before you make your final decision.

   Where to Use Climbing Plants
Climbing plants can add a touch of elegance and whimsy to just about any landscape design. However, in order to get the most out of your climbing plants you need to carefully place the plants. Here is some helpful guidelines on where to use climbing plants.

   Wisteria Care
If you are looking for a great way to add color and elegance to your landscape design, then one of the best ways to do that would be with the use of wisteria. Wisteria is a beautiful, hardy vine that can grow just about anywhere. However, in order to get the most out of your wisteria, you should know the basics of wisteria care.


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