Integrate a Patio with the Landscape- A paved or bricked patio space that ends abruptly will feel out of place with a larger landscape around it. A better solution is to use materials to gradually transition -- and reinforce a connection -- between the two. Here, irregularly shaped pavers provide a pathway from patio to lawn, and mulch and containers segue neatly into planted areas.
OMG love this awning! Shadetree Canopy retractable awnings installed over a mahogany deck in Butler Township just north of Dayton Ohio - Awnings Photo Gallery - Archadeck of West Central Southwest Ohio