Dress up that drab chain link fence, homeowners

There are 2 comments on the Florida Times-Union story from May 10, 2009, titled Dress up that drab chain link fence, homeowners. In it, Florida Times-Union reports that:

JON M. FLETCHER/The Times-Union Chain link fencing is functional but rather harsh-looking. Allowing vines to grow along the fence will soften the look.

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equalityboy81

United States

#1 May 11, 2009
My granny told me about this article. Honeysuckles, jasmine, wisteria, and grape vines do well on fences.

“Translation: Come and Take it”

Since: Feb 08

Las Vegas, NV

#2 May 11, 2009
My Mom has a wall of Jasmine that is 10 feet high by about 30 feet long.
When I walk over to her house I can smell it turning the corner a block away.

I have some climbing Clematis on some trees.
A Huge orange trumpet vine that goes all the way to the top of a Live Oak.
With the hummingbirds molesting them daily I always have a dozen orange flowers in my back yard.

I'm about to plant 6-8 Red Climbing roses to cover a 20 foot section of chain link. It's the Jackson and Perkins "Don Juan". Really deep red climbers.

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