One trendy landscaping feature that many people are getting for their outdoor areas, are Pergolas. This infographic takes a look at pergolas from how they are made and the best materials to choose as well as the many different types of pergolas.
More substantial than an arbor but less confining than a gazebo, a pergola may be as simple as an overhead structure attached to the back of your house to cover a deck: www.bhg.com/...
Prop pillows against the arms and a cushion on the seat to turn a backless bench into a daybed. Similar to shown: Generous 4-foot Backless Teak Garden Bench with Scrolled Arms, about $400; Plow & Hearth