Create a Backyard Getaway: Create Shady Spots. Even sun worshippers welcome a little shade. You'll enjoy your deck or patio more if you can provide relief from the sun. Choices for providing shade include mature trees, umbrellas, retractable awnings, or even pergolas and arbors planted with vines.
Outdated Patio Set Rustic Makeover... she bought a black and white striped umbrella and then redid the table and chairs! super smart! the top fits over the glass, would be perfect for those that their glass has broken!