Last fall I noticed eight metal scroll-like things lying at the curb by
my neighbors trash.
(they were originally the four sides to a canopy that had seen better days)
I noticed them while walking the dog but didn't haul
I liked them too much to leave them so, without a clue what I would do with them, I went back and lugged them home to the shed where they remained all winter.
I tried using them separately as a kind of trellis but I didn't really need another trellis.
Then I thought to stand them together to form an open screen and use as a backdrop to a sitting area we have along the back edge of our yard.
The posts are open and hollow on the bottom end.
John bought and cut conduit and drove half of it into the ground.
Then we slid each section over the above ground conduit.
It worked perfectly and is very stable!
To keep each section tight at the top, we secured them together with black nylon ties.
I transplanted some tiny Morning Glory plants that have begun springing up elsewhere.
I don't think there is enough sun for the Morning Glories so I might have to root some ivy cuttings if I want foliage growing up my new garden screen.