2. Plant a Windbreak - This may be another excuse to plant some extra greenery for the garden fanatics out there. Build a wall by setting tall plants that will serve as a natural barrier from the wind without appearing to be a bland wall. A garden windbreak will add to the decor of your patio instead of looking like a massive structure that you erected in your backyard to keep your outdoor furniture from flying away. To get started, try planting vertical yews!