This Old House Archives

April 2009

Fire Pit Safety

What to do when your outdoor hearth gets too hot to handle

Good Climbers

Fill your bare trellis with blooms and vines that grow vertically

How to Build a Trellis

Add dimension, color, and decoration to a blank space with a sturdy host for climbing plants

Siding With Scott

TOH's editor Scott Omelianuk defends his less-than-perfect home improvement skills