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    Under the arbor dinner party.


    These hardy, heavy-wooded, vigorous, deciduous vines are invaluable for screening and for draping over verandahs and porches, with the dense foliage providing cool shade during the warmer months, then as the weather cools and the leaves fall, the winter sun is allowed to penetrate. The flowers are highly scented.

    Like it. A mini pergola for around the window. Looks good for training clematis.

    pergola detail

    Copyright image: An attached lean-to pergola, made from the step-by-step pergola plans.

    "for peaceful, non-stinging" bees. This is a good guidelines for choosing friends, too.

    Make a Destination spot.

    Old wire garden fence moves up in life. By fastening it to the porch soffit, the fence serves both as a trellis for climbers and as architectural interest.

    Create a Shady Escape


    rustic - like this one too; could use some of the rocks we have as well

    Handcrafted Cedar Pergola - Cool and Shady Pergola Ideas - Southern Living

    15 Tips for Designing a Garden: A garden designer offers advice for creating enjoyable, livable garden spaces. Read them all here www.finegardening...

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    Thinking about this for my new vines... Maybe I will build my own arbor. Who knows.

    Create a shady retreat Like humans, dogs enjoy basking in the sun. So by all means, give them a deck or a patch of lawn for sunbathing. But remember that dogs can overheat easily, so it's even more important to provide them with cooling retreats. Here, four retrievers (liko, Lexi, Andy and Morgan) enjoy resting under an arbor in Oceanside, Calif.