This idea is becoming very popular around here. Built in bench and flower box out of the same deck material!

Have your deck and a pond too.

Best Ponds from Readers' Yards

Best Ponds from Readers' Yards These tales of outdoor transformations may just inspire you to build a pond of your own. Pond on deck Via This Old House Best Ponds from Readers' Yards a backyard pond in Canton, Georgia

Pergola with vertical containers, another great way to extend a garden.

Great idea for a patio in a backyard with limited shade and space to garden. A covered patio with windowbox container garden as a creative use of backyard space and landscaping idea for vertical space.

Make Your Own Porch Furniture DIY...I love this!

DIY porch furniture, not usually a fan of DIY furniture but this actually looks nice and within our style

Deck with built in sections for herbs, veggies, etc (no source)

Deck with built in sections for herbs, veggies, flowers, etc - love this idea! This link doesn't work, but the idea could be worked out to suit any deck.

Trellis, pergola, they all stem from the same architectural idea.  If you have a sunroom and still have space to build from it, this is a smooth transition from it to the yard.

Here are some great ideas for outdoor decks and patios. From pergolas, to mahogany decking, these outdoor spaces are great for inspiration.

Someday when we replace the deck, I'd like to do something more interesting like this that gradually steps down to the pool

Pretty Curved Bench Built-in planters and side tables flank this deck dominated by a curved bench. The bench is constructed from green clear cedar planks, and the planters are made from tongue-and-groove cedar.

Whoa-ly gosh! Dream Home is definitely the category for this baby. I don't think I could imagine a more perfect deck and the house ain't so bad either!

How to Spruce Up a Worn Out Deck

Built-in planter boxes and landscape ideas. Gorgeous planter box ideas with built-in garden boxes. Lots of fun ideas, projects and tutorials.

An instant teak floor for your deck or patio.

An instant teak floor for your deck or patio. Could use these for a flooring upgrade in the shower?

Pretty porch

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