Use Your House Look at the lines of your home -- it might give you the perfect spot to place a deck (and make mowing or other yard-maintenance chores easier to boot). This deck-and-pergola combination, for example, is a perfect solution for an odd space.
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I would love to have a section of garden-style courtyard on our next property. Someplace with rich plants, a moving breeze, and the ability for absolute privacy, then have an arched gateway that takes you to the rest of the yard.
Great idea for small yards: Multiple Pergolas. A small yard can benefit from the added height of a pergola, or more. Here, matching pergolas spaced a couple yards apart are framed with lush greenery; slate pavers that stretch under create a seamless look.