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Climbers on the exterior of your home - dream or nightmare?

Isidora Markovic
4 years ago

To me, climbing plants on an exterior are a dream, at least as far as appearance is concerned.

I love all equally - ivies, wisterias, passifloras.

In practice, I realise all is not as idyllic as it seems, especially with climbers like the common English ivy which poses a structural threat to your house (who knew plants could be so powerful?). But, with the right upkeep, can the fairytale-like aesthetic they provide outweigh potential negatives?

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Houzzers - do you have climbers on your house? If so, what has your experience with them been? If not, do you like the idea or is it a complete no-no as far as you’re concerned?

Absolute dream!
Total nightmare...
I'm indifferent
Other - comment below

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