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Training Bougainvillea Along a Railing

By Stay at Home-ista on Jun 18, 2012
Today, I've finally succumbed to my friend Kerry's house stalking so I'm guest posting on her site, House TalkN today. Stop on by, I might even offer you a glass of wine for your troubles!

training bougainvillea along a railing


Those new bougainvillea plants were just a little too stuck-up for our liking. So one morning my wonderful husband snipped the ties that held the vines to their stakes, and he "trained" them to the sides.


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We ordered floral ties off of Amazon and just loosely tied the vines (branches?) to our deck railing.


tying vines to a railing




He wove them in and out of the railings a bit, hoping to buffer them from the wind and anchor them enough to the house that they stay there for more than one season, fingers crossed!


growing bougainvillea in a pot on a deck

Jessica

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