(now if there were some way to Create A Slice of Sun! that's what our yard needs more of) Create A Slice of Shade by marthastewart: A simple canopy which goes up in minutes can transform an empty space into a welcoming 'place'.
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Stumped about how to incorporate a pergola into your landscaping plans? Look here for all your answers for how to incorporate a flower bed, container garden, arranging patio furniture and how to add in extra privacy with your backyard pergola.
Backyard lit with colorful electric lighting. A Tip About Outdoor Lighting When stringing electric lights on your patio or deck, make sure you look for strands that have a UL seal, which insures they were tested for outdoor safety.