Garden Arbor With Gate

A garden arbor can be used for two things. First, the arbor can add an extra level of privacy and security in your garden. It may also be ideal in providing shade during sunny days. Arbors are used as garden accents and will blend with the plant life to transform the landscape. They may sometimes also be used to provide support for climbing plants and flowers. Many arbor designs are available in the market these days but going with an option that has a door is often a great idea.

A door will enhance security and privacy in the first place. It's also a unique take on garden arbors that will deliver excellent accent value to your landscape.

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Montebello Iron Garden Arbor With Gate, Forest Green
Montebello Iron Garden Arbor With Gate, Forest Green

This square tubular iron arch has rustproof stainless hardware and a burnished gunmetal finish, ensuring that it will last for many years to come. The iron Montebello garden arbor with gate comes with 7" ground stakes.

Montebello Iron Arbor with Gate
Montebello Iron Arbor with Gate

The Montebello garden arbor is a simple but elegant way to add style to your garden. Its intricate scrollwork and burnished gunmetal finish are reminiscent of the ornate wrought-iron designs that adorn the windows of Turkish homes. The square tubular iron arch has rustproof stainless hardware and comes with 7" ground stakes for stability. Easy assembly required.

43.3" W x 14.6" D Steel Arbor
43.3" W x 14.6" D Steel Arbor

The Kinbor outdoor metal garden arbor with door and arch is a great way to train your climbing plants to grow through the arch. This garden arch can also be used to create a beautiful entry into your garden by decorating it with lightweight climbing plants and vines.

47.2'' W x 13.8'' D Iron Arbor with Gate in Black
47.2'' W x 13.8'' D Iron Arbor with Gate in Black

The Garden Arch is designed with flower elements to make it more delicate and beautiful. The elegant flower design style is perfect for climbing plants. The Arch can be used as an attractive archway for climbing vines and other outdoor plants, or as a decorative archway for weddings and other events. The Double Gate Design creates a sense of privacy and can be used to close off an area and prevent entry while adding an element of style. Constructed of iron tube, the Garden Gate is sturdy and not easy to be deformed. We also treat the surface of the iron tube with spray baking to enhance its service life and making the gate more beautiful.

Martyn Garden Arch Door
Martyn Garden Arch Door

This high-quality garden gate, with elegant flower detailing, is a beautiful choice for roses and other climbing plants to grow on. It is sure to be the centerpiece of any garden, patio, or terrace. Made from durable iron, this garden arch with doors can support even the most vigorous of vines.

42.5" W x 17.75" D Metal Arbor with Gate
42.5" W x 17.75" D Metal Arbor with Gate

The Classic Style Metal Pergola - Burgundy, a simple design trellis perfect for adding an elegant feature to your garden. Use it in your everyday life as an attractive arbor for climbing plants or decorate the arch with flowers or balloons for weddings and other special events. A latched, two-door gate features intricate scrollwork for added beauty. This classic design pergola is a perfect addition to your wedding ceremonies and other outdoor events.

44.9" W x 20.5" D Arbor with Gate
44.9" W x 20.5" D Arbor with Gate

The Decorative Backyard Arched Steel Arbor with Gate is a classic design that provides an easy and attractive way to add an elegant feature to your garden. Use it in your everyday life as an attractive archway for climbing plants or decorate it with flowers or balloons for weddings and other special events.

Metal Tree Of Life Arched Garden Arbor With Gate
Metal Tree Of Life Arched Garden Arbor With Gate

The Tree of Life is a symbol known to most of humankind, representing the interconnection of all living things. The graceful branches lift upward, reaching for the sky and calling to mind the complexity of life and the unending nature of the afterworld. The tree is firmly rooted in the ground which gives it life, thereby connecting the heavens and Earth. Birds are often associated with freedom and eternal life, bringing even more meaning to the design. This product creates an impressive focal point or entryway into a yard or garden with its wide arching opening and detailed leafy design. Its presence brings a sense of peace to any space it occupies .

Halchita 67.8" W x 15" D Iron Arbor with Gate
Halchita 67.8" W x 15" D Iron Arbor with Gate

This intricately detailed Victorian-style arbor is a four-season stunner. Its classic lines add a bit of architecture to the garden while providing a training ground for vines bursting with scented blossoms.

Vereen Iron Arbor with Gates
Vereen Iron Arbor with Gates

The Garden Arbor offers a bold, welcoming look to your outdoor setting. This garden arbor is perfect for creating a focal point over in your outdoor patio space. An aesthetic piece to place on outdoor areas such as patios, gardens and more. This item ships in 1 carton with some assembly required. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

45.7" W x 15.7" D Iron Arbor with Gate
45.7" W x 15.7" D Iron Arbor with Gate

This all-weather Pergola with Gate is meant to be a decorative addition to your garden or any other outdoor space. Made of solid firwood, it is designed to withstand inclement weather and long-term use. The beautiful arch is wonderful as an entrance, passage or for decorating your garden path.

Garden Arched 43" W x 22" D Steel Arbor with Gate
Garden Arched 43" W x 22" D Steel Arbor with Gate

This arbor is constructed of durable steel and features a scrollwork design that allows you to train climbing plants or hang small accents to create an attractive entryway into your garden. This arbor will train your plants to grow through the arbor as they weave in and out of the scrollwork and it will turn your garden into a colorful place with various flowers. Note: Before installing this arbor, make sure that you have followed all instructions carefully and have all tools required on hand, including a flat cross screwdriver. Arbors are best installed by two people, so please feel free to contact us if you have any installation questions. Children should not be allowed to climb up this arbor.

64.2" W x 17.72" D Iron Arbor with Gate
64.2" W x 17.72" D Iron Arbor with Gate

The Fleur-de-lis Garden Gate is the perfect addition to any yard, garden or home. This stylish iron-crafted piece features an ornate working gate and two side plant stands with top and bottom shelves. The sides of the arch include gorgeous metal leaf detailing as well as fleur-de-lis accents at the center top. Available in 3 distressed finishes: Copper Brown, Frosted Blue, & Antique White

Ornamental Garden Gate Wrought Iron 4'x8"x4' 5"
Ornamental Garden Gate Wrought Iron 4'x8"x4' 5"

Our wrought iron gate is thicker and heavier than most on the market. This garden gate is submerged in galvanizing compound and then powder-coated to be rust-free and last for generations even in damp environments. It also comes with a bolt hinge for quick locking and mounting posts for easy installation. This gate is a great combination of strength, corrosion resistance, and affordable price!

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Tips To Choose An Arbor

Construction:

A garden arbor with gate is usually a square or rectangular structure crafted out of tubular iron, steel or metal that allows for plants, flowers, vines, and greenery to climb and grow on it. There are often vertical columns or side panels featuring decorative scrollwork. Thomas Woltz suggests incorporating a garden arbor with gate with a timeless arched trellis if you're hosting an outdoor wedding or party. A garden arbor with gate is usually staked into the ground for added stability. It can be a tall structure that stands anywhere from 40 to over 100 inches high. The gate may feature one door or double doors that are hinged to the side support panels that open and shut allowing entry to any garden, walkway, backyard, deck, or porch area.

Finish:

Since a garden arbor with gate is continually exposed to the outdoor elements, it's vital for the decorative structure to be finished in a protective veneer to help alleviate sun damage. Robert Stilin suggests that if you're looking to go for a more traditional look with your garden arbor with gate, you should choose powder-coated steel which gives both UV and all-weather protection. For something slightly more contemporary, a gun-metal finish gives a sleeker look that helps prevent rust and corrosion. Another option for your garden arbor with gate is to have it finished in black epoxy or another galvanizing compound which helps prevent steel and iron from deteriorating over the years. For those looking for a distressed look that adds character to any outdoor area, you can finish your garden arbor with gate in a white or cream outdoor paint to give it an antique fence look.

Additional features:

It's helpful for easy assembly when a garden arbor with gate comes with ground stakes or an anchoring kit to ensure that it stays in place. Some structures may come with ground nails and a nail hole on each column. For avid plant enthusiasts, Anooshey Rahim recommends fully incorporating your garden arbor with gate into your garden by getting one with plant boxes attached to the side columns. And if you have pets, it's nice to find a garden arbor with gate that comes with a latch and lock. There are also lots of theme options that come with decorative panels across the gates that include floral details or even a 'Tree of Life' design. You can also add an atmospheric glow to your outdoor area by finding a garden arbor with gate that comes with twinkly lights made for outside or seasonal use.

This will probably be the first question on your mind when starting to look for an arbor. It's really important to get the right size, or you'll throw off the balance of your outdoor space - an arbor that's too small will be very underwhelming, while one that's too large may become a nuisance to maintain.

  • First, choose the area of your garden where you want to place the arbor. Aim for a spot along a path, or near the entrance to the space.

  • Measure out roughly how much clearance you have both vertically and horizontally. Pay especially close attention to any low-hanging branches that may interfere with the arbor!

  • Consider exactly what you want the arbor for. If you just want something for your plants to sit on, consider a smaller arbor. If you want to make a great impression on guests and love a little drama, go for a bigger one.

  • Arbors can range from 42 inches up to an impressive 122 inches in width, and are usually between 7 feet and 8 feet tall.

Since you'll be keeping your arbor outdoors for at least a couple years, you'll want something durable that ages well. There are 3 main materials used to make arbors, each with their pros and cons.

Want something rustic? => Wood

  • The natural and rustic appearance of wooden arbors complements outdoor spaces incredibly well by creating a welcoming atmosphere.
  • While all wood types do usually suffer from some weather-related wear, certain wood types can withstand the environment better than others, like teak or cedar. 
  • Make sure to thoroughly research the type of wood you settle for to ensure you know all about the upkeep needed.

Need something that will last you decades? => Metal

  • Metal arbors are relatively easy to care for and can withstand the elements pretty well.
  • With time and exposure, the metal will probably develop a soft green patina, but we think that just adds some natural allure! 
  • When it comes to design, metal arbors are usually quite simple, leaving you with a lot of creative freedom to display your plants.
  • Make sure your metal arbor is sturdy - some are made a bit too thin and flimsy, meaning that they will almost definitely fall over with a bigger gust of wind.

Prefer something contemporary? => Vinyl

  • Vinyl arbors are best suited for areas that experience extreme weather - they're able to withstand both freezing temperatures and scorching heat.
  • These arbors won't patina like metal, nor will they splinter or fade like wood.
  • Some vinyl arbors are made to replicate more natural materials, but on closer inspection seem to lack that rustic charm.
  • Also, vinyl arbors can sometimes be much more expensive than wooden or metal ones since they are a relatively new design.

Want a seamless and natural look? => Vines and stones

  • This style of arbor can give your garden a sort of fairy-tale appearance.
  • The arbors are mostly made up of completely natural stones, vines, or hedges that have been specially shaped to fit their new role.
  • They provide some great shade in the outdoor space and often have a little bench underneath them for guests to rest on.
  • Some natural arbors do have some sort of wire or wooden beam supporting them, but they are still mainly made up of foliage.
  • Many people consider this style of arbor to be a unique variation of a topiary, since it can be considered a landscaped structure.
  • These natural arbors are very popular in large, paved gardens, and you'll often find multiple arches lining a whole path.

Once you decide on the size and material of your arbor, you can start looking around at the different styles available. Not every style can be easily made from all 3 materials mentioned above, so choose carefully!

Want a traditional arbor? => Arched

  • This is the style you probably picture in your head when someone mentions arbors.
  • As you may have guessed from the name, these arbors are distinguished by their arched tops.
  • They're most often used to mark the entrance and exit points in the garden and are usually small to medium in size.
  • Metal is the most popular material for arched arbors as it's very easy to craft it into a flowing arch shape.
  • Vinyl is a great material for arched arbors too, but it isn't commonly used, while wood is rarely used because of how difficult it can be to craft.
  • Natural arbors are also often arched as it is the easiest shape to achieve when working with plants or stones.

Want something unique? => Gabled

  • Gabled arbors make use of a pitched roof design, similar to that of a traditional cottage.
  • These arbors are often paired with small benches and are placed strategically throughout the outdoor space to provide your guests with a shady place to sit.
  • They are most commonly made out of wood, and sometimes incorporate brick or tile into the roof element.

Want an impressive structure? => Traditional

  • Most traditional arbors are rectangular in shape, with a flat top to contrast the plants climbing up them.
  • They are distinguished by their open frameworks that often include lattices.
  • These arbors are often quite massive and look very impressive both from afar and up close.
  • Like gabled arbors, they are usually made out of wood, but can also sometimes be found in vinyl.
  • Traditional arbors are usually the sturdiest type because of their size and weight, but may also come with a hefty price tag!

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Montebello Iron Arbor with Gate

Highlight the beauty of your garden with this gorgeous iron arbor. Its detailed scrollwork and perfect arch makes it an ideal entrance into your outdoor garden sanctuary. It comes with 7-inch ground stakes to guarantee stability and easy installation.

Royal Steel Arbor with Gate

Introduce some English charm to your backyard garden courtesy of this beautifully designed steel arbor. It comes with a convenient gate which is powder-coated to ensure longevity. The best part is that it’s resistant to fading, cracks and chips.

Gothic Iron Arbor with Gate

This versatile gothic arbor is constructed from powder-coated aluminum steel which is highly resistant to the elements as well as cracks, chips and fading. It comes with an easy to open gate which means you can use this gate as a formal entryway or exit to your garden.

Garden Metal Arbor with Gates and Planters

Made from a durable combination of iron and metal, this arched arbor is customized for use in the garden. It’s 35"-40" high and features movable planters for your flowers and plants. There’s very little installation required with this arbor and it comes with a quaint little gate.

Arched Top Steel Arbor with Gate

Add a magical touch to your garden with this steel arbor gate. It features a whimsical arched top and works great anywhere there are growing vines and climbing flowers. It comes with 8-inch mounting stakes for stable and easy installation, while the steel construction makes for a long-lasting design.

Steel Arbor with Gate and Base

The beautiful patterns on this elegant steel arbor will give a romantic feel to any garden. It’s made from a combination of tubular iron and powder-coated steel which is resistant to cracks, chips and fading. It only requires minimal assembly and comes with all the tools needed for installation.

Savannah Steel Arbor with Gate

This gorgeous steel arbor is the perfect addition to your garden. It denotes an entryway into a space of beauty and serenity, and it comes with a ground hole maker for easy installation. It’s made from tubular steel, which is a durable and weather-resistant material.

Garden Arched Steel Arbor with Gate

This is an arched gate that is made of sound tubular. You can use it to support climbing plants or to display hanging accents in your garden. It includes an installation guide as well.

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Create a whimsical garden entrance with this easy to assemble arch with gate. It’s the perfect support for climbing vines and it’s constructed from powder-coated, 3/4" steel tubing which is resistant to the elements. It’s also 7 inches high and provides an ideal focal point for a sprawling garden.

Gardman Savannah 8-ft. Steel Arch Arbor with Gate by World Source Partners LLC

With dimensions of 49W x 24D x 96H in, this sizeable steel gate comes with beautiful Arch Arbor detailing. It’s constructed from weather-resistant, black epoxy coated steel tubing that’s easy to install and use. The gate is a breeze to open.

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