Trellis vs. netting

I am putting a Distictis (Rivers) vine against a stucco garage wall. Price s for trellises are a factor, since I understand this vine spreads horizont ally as well as vertically, so I would need to buy at least three,
As an alternative, I checked "netting" -- to use a loose term - and see mu ch lower prices. Could I manage with a very strong netting, which I have se en advertised on several sites, properly secured from above on the garage r oof. And secured on the sides -- how???
TIA
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On 11/1/2016 1:00 PM, Hypatia Nachshon wrote:

I use deer netting around the patio bottom of my deck and let cucumbers grow up it in season and it holds up well. I suspect netting would work with vines as they would also tend to hook to stucco if anything like the ivy around my house.
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On 11/1/2016 12:00 PM, Hypatia Nachshon wrote:

That's a strong woody vine and netting would never be able to hold its weight for long. Not to mention the netting will rot after a few years. This vine grows pads which will stick to stucco; were you planning on training it on a trellis only temporarily, until it adhered itself to the stucco wall? In that case, netting would do as a temporary means of support. But if you want permanent trellising, far better to go with a trellis constructed out of sturdy material.
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On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 10:00:56 AM UTC-7, Hypatia Nachshon wrote:

ces for trellises are a factor, since I understand this vine spreads horizo ntally as well as vertically, so I would need to buy at least three,

much lower prices. Could I manage with a very strong netting, which I have seen advertised on several sites, properly secured from above on the garage roof. And secured on the sides -- how???

Thanks to all for valuable advice
1. Re: sticking to stucco, I'm glad to hear that. The wall in question is the W. side of a decrepit garage, so I don't care if it damages the paint. Some sources I visited said it would NOT stick to stucco, so I went pricin g trellises. Some are reasonable; some not. But I would have to bother a neighbor to bring them from nursery in his truck.
2. Re: too heavy for netting, thanks; I've been told that before; you conf irm.
3. David cautions against letting vine cling to stucco. "Otherwise, you m ight get mold or insects infesting the walls". How prevent/remove mold/in sects if it happens? What has been group experience in similar climates (So.Calif coastal)?
4. Thanks for David construct trellis advice. Me not so smart, but will k eep on file.
Grateful for input; looking forward to more.
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On Fri, 4 Nov 2016 23:39:31 -0700 (PDT), Hypatia Nachshon

It's very easy to construct a trellis, Home Depot/Lowe's sell fence posts and grape stakes, was what I used when I was growing grapes... I used the grape stakes for cross members but galvanized wire works too. I would not attach a trellis to your building, attach it to fence posts:
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Grapes make a wonderful privacy screen:
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It's very little work to erect a trellis, and more length can always be added. Fence posts come in various lenghts and configurations, I used 8', 2' in the ground. The grape stakes were 8' lengths. I set posts 4' apart. There's no need to tie grapes, they tie themselves with their tendrills. A trellis for vines needs to be strong, vines can get very heavy... which is why I strongly recommend to NOT attach a vine trellis to a building. A vine will weigh twice as much when it gets wet during rains, it can rip your building wall down, especially with a little a little wind. I keep a goodly supply of grape stakes at home, they are very handy for gardeners for staking plants, and for many other projects.
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On 11/5/2016 12:12 PM, Brooklyn1 wrote:

Yo Shelly, you really should credit whomever you've bootlegged those images from, butt pirate.
"warning-image stolen from google images"
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