• Mandy Weaver

    This makes me want to have a lovely dinner party under this pergola.

  • Architectural Landscape Design

    A #pergola with classic columns over a patio makes a great gathering spot during the day, but add the right #outdoorlighting and it becomes down right elegant for night-time dining in your own back yard! See how nicely overhead greenery gives the feeling of sitting in a tree house? We specialize in design and installation of inviting outdoor living spaces like this for the Minneapolis MN area.

  • Cathy O'Halloran Finneran

    romantic hot tub ideas | Pergolas and Outdoor Rooms

  • Matthew Block

    The outdoor fireplace at the end of the pergola creates an open room effect. Great dining area.

  • B Williams

    images of decorated outdoor spaces | Outdoor Rooms

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