Trellis panels – If your patio is looking a little bland, add depth to your patio landscaping by adding a trellis or two. Used to help climbing plant growth, trellises can see simple or complex and you can build almost anything from wood to an old gate. If your patio is a little too sunny for your taste, creating trellises to shade area. Using fabric fence or another open fencing option to create a trellis around all or part of your patio. For a unique look, vary your fence. Use two different colors of wood lattice work, or alternating between wooden grilles and elaborate wrought with same height.
Add a little history to your patio by reusing an old object, like a window frame, door frame or ancient gate or iron fence to create an unusual trellis panels that reflects your style. For a bold look, sand down and paint old elements in a bright color, like red, to contrast with deep green of a climbing plant.
If your patio is right next to your house, install trellis panels on outside of your house for your plants to climb. If you have climbing annuals that die each year, creating or installing a folding trellis panel. Storing removable folding trellises away every winter or simply fold down models attached to ground.