Fixing a trellis onto a fence panel

If you've built your fence correctly, fixing a trellis onto the top of the fence will be a quick and easy job. In fact, it should only take two people about half an hour.

Watch this video to find out what tools you'll need, where to fix the brackets and how to slot the trellis into place.

Preparation & Planning

When building your fence, make sure you leave enough space at the top of the fence posts and above the panels to accommodate the trellis.


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Hints & tips

Fixing a trellis onto a fence post is a job for two people so make sure you have someone to help you.


Take care and wear gloves and safety goggles when drilling into the wooden posts.