Do you know that just by using plastic-coated steel garden
stakes, you can create a variety of frames and vines racks with unique
shapes and sizes such as triangular trellis, rectangular trellis, arch trellis
Let's learn the steps to make a simple trellis from plastic-coated
steel garden stakes below
1. Necessary items
First, you need to outline in advance the shape of the trellis,
the rack that you want to make. Then, you prepare plastic coated steel garden
stakes with the right size and shape for the design. On the market, there are several
types of steel garden stakes such as straight plastic-coated steel garden
stakes, tunnel stakes, U-shaped arch stakes …These stakes are available in
various sizes with diameters from 8mm to 20mm, length from 750mm to 2400mm. The stakes with a diameter of 16mm are the most
suitable for the trellis since they are sturdy enough and not too heavy.
Besides the plastic-coated steel garden stakes, you also
need to prepare additional iron clamps or plastic connectors to fix the steel pipes
together, increasing the certainty of the trellis
Plastic coated steel stakes
with various sizes
To estimate the number of materials needed, you should
sketch the design in a certain proportion to the actual size. For example, if
you want to make an arch-shaped trellis with a height of 2m, you draw the
design with a scale of 1:10 compared with the real size, it means the height in the
sketch should be 20cm. Then based on the sketch to calculate the total amount of
materials to use. This will help you determine the exact number of
plastic-coated steel stakes needed, avoiding waste or shortage when
2. Steps to make a trellis from plastic-coated steel
To successfully make a trellis from plastic coated steel
garden stakes, you should follow these steps:
Step 1: Make the frame
The frame is an important part to be able to shape the
trellis. Based on your sketch, assemble the plastic-coated steel garden stake
into the frame. Firmly fixing the steel garden stakes together will make the
frame more solid and prolong the life of the trellis. Most plastic-coated steel
garden stakes have cross-shaped connectors or iron clamps to fix them together, but
you should still reinforce the connectors with thin zinc wire or iron wire to make
the trellis more secure.
Proceed to make the frame of the trellis first (illustration)
Step 2: Fix the frame to the potted plant or
Usually, the trellis and support frames will be fixed to the
potted plants or surrounding areas to increase the firmness and facilitate the
growth of the vines. When making your own trellis, you should fix the frame to
the potted plant or to other locations such as the balcony, depending on where
you plant the vines. Fixing the frame first will make it easier for you to
manipulate when fixing a complete set of trellis.
Not only that, fixing the frame in advance will help you
determine whether the trellis fits the installation place or not so that it can
be easily adjusted if the frame is not suitable.
Fix the frame to the installation place (illustration)
Step 3: Complete the vines trellis
After you have fixed the frame in a suitable position, you should
proceed to install the remaining details of the trellis to the frame and fix
them firmly with zinc wire or iron wire.
With just these very simple operations, you can make by yourself a suitable trellis for your home garden.
from plastic coated steel garden stakes
3. Where to buy plastic coated steel garden stakes?
You will be able to easily find plastic coated steel stakes
of various sizes and designs as well as other garden supplies at Daim. Daim is a company specializing in providing agricultural materials manufactured by
Japanese technology, with high durability and good applicability. Besides
plastic coated steel garden stakes, you can also buy garden supplies in Ho Chi
Minh City here.
Contact Daim now for a quote on agricultural materials and specific advices.