TerraTrellis, a modern take on the garden trellis

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Los Angeles landscape designer and artist Jennifer Gilbert Asher has reinterpreted classic garden trellises into colorful, contemporary forms. Her new TerraTrellis collection of steel tuteurs, arbors and wall trellises offers an alternative to generic metal and wood pieces at big-box stores.

‘Playful architectural forms and compelling colors in the garden are what’s behind this collection,’ said Asher, whose new pieces range from $279 to $579. Each piece was fabricated in a metal studio in south Los Angeles. The steel plant supports are hand-welded and have stainless-steel hardware and cables. They are oxide-finished or cloaked in a joyous array of powder-coat colors.


The collection’s Gracie arbor, pictured at the top of the post, echoes the shape of hoop houses that dot Southern California’s plant nurseries. The 5-foot Lazio trellis is a scaled-down hommage to the giant rebar sculpture that holds riotous bougainvillea at the Getty Center’s Central Garden. Potted in Atwater Village will carry the line, and pieces also can be bought through the TerraTrellis website.

Keep reading to see more examples of the TerraTrellis designs...

The Ina Jr. wall trellis in white

The Toki Bubble trellis in blue

The Lazlo trellis, which takes its inspiration from ...

... sculpture in the Getty Center’s Central Garden.


-- Debra Prinzing

Product photo credit: TerraTrellis. Getty Center photo credit: Robin Goddard / Los Angeles Times