One of the most effective ways to transform any building is by covering it with a climbing clematis that erupts into blossom and colour at certain points in the year. Victorian houses built with old handmade bricks covered in cascading blossom produce the perfect picture postcard image. Even a 1960s built eyesore can look chocolate box if the right plant shrouds its drab exterior. There is nothing better than seeing a country house covered in a carefully trained ancient wistaria but what is the cost of the damage to the fabric of the building going to be?
Ten things to consider with climbing plants next to your property. 1 Are all climbing plants bad for your property? No – some are beneficial and attractive whereas others can cause damage to the walls, foundations and roofs and … Continue reading