Arbor Covered Patio Four 6 by 6 posts across the front of this patio arbor give the structure a substantial feel. Two lattice panels, which support Armand clematis vines (Clematis armandii), provide a sense of enclosure. Do this on the front door?
Arbor with Built-in Benches----Trellis, Planter Boxes, Bench (DIY) * (Fire Pit area by garden-opening facing N and rail sides to S and E - hang herbs from rail side backs to the S & E) (Step Back Patio)
Add to side of garage. Inviting Pergola An attached pergola can , the French doors and back expanse of this house would seem stark. With it, the space gains architectural detail and becomes an inviting nook.