Vines offer a wide variety of uses in the landscape. They may be used as a ground cover, or a fast-growing screen on fences or walls.
Often vines are displayed on a trellis or an arbor to provide shade for a deck or patio.
In addition to adding height to an area, vines require less space to grow; therefore, they are useful in tight spaces in a small garden. Versatile vines can be used to create privacy and hide unattractive areas in the landscape, while also reducing noise and air pollutants.
Many flowering vines also attract birds, butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects.
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