good idea using the potted plants for the base of a DIY awning
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3.6m x 3.1m Lean to Pergola Gazebo kit with 95mm posts http://gazebokings.com/ http://gazebokings.com/cheap-wooden-gazebo-kits-for-sale-uk/
Copyright image: A simple pergola design with unnotched rafters and plain rafter tail ends.
Extend from off the deck from the house to give more covered space on top level. These are very affordable!
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Enthused Monkey: Crafty DIY : Decked Garden Terrace
This might be an easy practical lighting solution kim! Steve could line the driveway with a couple poles on each side, string lights and it would be pretty and help people see where their walking
10'10" x 9'11" FT (3.3 x 3m) Retractable Metal Garden Pergola Canopy Patio Awning
idea for using bamboo on the sides of pergola perhaps ?