Pergolas are structures that can be designed to suit the aesthetic of any garden. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but they also serve a functional purpose. Both you and the plants in your garden will enjoy the benefits that come with a pergola, and these five tips show how they work together.

5 Ways Pergolas and Gardens Work Together

1. Adds Shade

Want to add a little shade to your garden? A pergola is a perfect solution. Because of its unique design, a pergola provides shade without blocking your view. It’s an ideal solution for rooftop gardens or sprawling spaces. When you sit in the garden, a pergola will provide you with the shade you need to properly enjoy the space.

2. More Space to Grow

Pergolas provide additional space to grow your plants. Wrap vines, flowers, fruits, vegetables, and other plants around a pergola to add beauty and depth to your garden. Every part of a pergola is suitable for plants, serving as an easy way to expand your garden without expanding further away from the house.

3. Creates Filtered Lightscapes

Who needs artificial lighting when a pergola provides you with natural lighting throughout the day? As the sun moves across your garden, a pergola creates wells of light and shadow throughout the garden. Every hour of the day represents a different lightscape. To make a lightscape even more unique, gardeners can add vines and additional plants.

4. Place to Hammock

Who wouldn’t want to relax in their garden on a warm summer day? With a pergola, you can lounge in the garden all day. Surround yourself with your favorite plants, some food, and your favorite pastime. The shade a pergola provides also makes it the perfect place for afternoon naps. 

5. Room for Additional Lighting

Light up your garden by hanging string lights throughout the pergola. Once the sun goes down, your garden remains lit thanks to these lights. String lights provide beautiful lighting and ambiance, and the best part is that string lights are inexpensive. This is a simple DIY project that provides significant aesthetic benefits. 

A Pergola to Compliment Your Garden 

North American Deck and Patio is here to build you a pergola that compliments your garden. No matter your desired pergola design, we can turn your vision into reality. Contact us, your local MD deck company, today to request a free estimate.

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