Use fast-growing evergreen vines to camouflage buildings, create shade under arbors or other garden structures. Vines are one of three types: clinging, tendrils, or twining. Tendril and twining types are ideal for covering trellises, arbors or other similar structures. Clinging vines work well on masonry, but may damage the wood. You can add year-round interest to your outdoor space with evergreen vines. Some also have blooms in a variety of colors, adding even more interest. On of the most common is English Ivy. They are excellent climbers, clinging to almost any surface utilizing small roots that grow along the stems. Another favorite is Vinca Minor, which also may called lesser periwinkle, dwarf periwinkle, or creeping myrtle. A lot of names for this small plant, which rarely gets above 16 inches high. It has purple flowers in the spring. It will cover an area, drowning out any weeds, and leaving a smooth carpet-like appearance. Ajuga is also known by multiple names. The most common is bugleweed. Depending on your zone, it may be annual or perennial. It is part of the mint family and has purple blooms.