The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Trellising on the front wall or roof

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2163. The front or roof trellis generally extends under the whole of the roof, at a moderate distance from it, according to circumstances. It is generally formed of wires stretched horizontally at 6 or 8 inches' distance, and retained in their places by being passed through wrought-iron trellis-rods proceeding from the parapet to the back wall, or the lower edges of the rafters, when formed in a manner adapted for this end.