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Select climbers that need no tying to their supports. Avoid trained forms of plants that require pruning and tying in every year. also avoid climbers that need regular pruning to keep them healthy, productive and under control.

Further information:

RHS- Climbers and Wall shrubs for shade

Considering Climbers

How to choose the correct climbing plant

Source: ‘Short Cuts to Great Gardens’ (Reader’s Digest 1999)

Old School Gardener