Construction Design News Retreat

Our upcoming yoga / wedding / covered arbor space

We began a metal structure in late June that would support grape vines, climbing roses and markisa plants (passion fruit). After a month the plants settled in and, for the most part, decided to grow — although more slowly than expected.

Almost reaching the wire mesh “ceiling”

The rainy season did not kick into gear during November, but we’ve had a few serious rains in December and things are now looking good.

Started to tie the vines to the wire mesh.

Remarkably we just found some grapes already starting to grow:

Hello baby grapes

It will be another six months or so until we really get a significant amount of shade across the roof space. But when we do we will have an awesome rooftop space for a variety of events.

Stay tuned.

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