A garden arbor creates a great focal point for your yard while providing a place for vegetation, such as vines, to grow. Vinyl garden arbor kits, such as those from Walpole Woodworkers, are easy to assemble and install.

Here’s how to go about it:

  1. Assemble the arbor and measure the dimensions.
  2. Layout and dig holes to support the arbor.
  3. Line the holes with concrete forms, such as Quik-Tube® forms from Quikrete, to contain the concrete and keep it from drying out too fast.
  4. Install treated 4” x 4” support posts inside the hollow legs using screws.
  5. Mix up enough concrete to fill the holes.
  6. Fill the holes about two-thirds full.
  7. Install and level the garden arbor in the holes.
  8. Fill the holes to the top with concrete.
  9. Allow the concrete to harden before adding plants to your garden arbor.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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