Espalier: crabapple can be planted inches from an exterior wall. Position espaliered trees on the patio or deck to create a living privacy screen. Or go old-style and grow apple trees horizontally for easy access to the fruit.
i love wisteria. when i was growing up, my grandparents had a huge bush of wisteria in their front yard, and it was always so beautiful in the spring, and smelled good, too! i miss them and that wisteria bush.
A simple structure offers ample space for climbing plants. A trellis can be freestanding or attached to another structure; if it's the latter, a trellis and plants can help to break up large expanses of exterior wall space.
How to Build a Fence Mounted Trellis - Cut a 5 x 10 foot piece of rigid wire mesh. Attach four wood blocks to the fence (one for each corner of mesh), screw a hook into each block, and fit the mesh over the hooks.