Once the battens are firmly in place, you can then screw your trellis to the wall or fence. Make sure that the bottom isn’t touching the ground as, even if it’s treated, if it’s in constant contact with a moist surface, it could still rot.
Can you add trellis to an existing fence?
Wooden trellis panels can be added to an existing fence or wall, to give support to climbing plants and there are fence panels with integral trellis topping that can be installed to give the height of a traditional fence while still allowing light to shine through.
How do you fit an expanding trellis to a wall?
How do you secure a freestanding trellis?
Anchor a trellis with ground spikes by driving 12- to 18-inch wood or metal stakes into the ground with a rubber mallet, leaving about 6 inches of each stake above ground. Place the trellis against the stakes and secure it to the stakes with plastic zip ties or sturdy rope.