People use their backyard decks and patios in a variety of ways, but many use them as relaxation spots. One great way to help create the perfect relaxation zone is to incorporate trees into the design of your deck or patio. At North American Deck & Patio, we’ve designed and built a great number of both decks and patios based around trees and other natural elements. We wanted to talk about a few different design ideas that can help you create a zen natural space on your backyard deck or patio.
Add Trees for Privacy
Depending on the layout of your backyard, and the proximity of your neighbors, if you don’t want your neighbors peering at you, your friends, and family members while enjoying the deck or patio, a row of trees, or bushes, can be planted for privacy. You could install a fence, but if you’re looking for natural beauty, planting a row of trees along either your deck or patio is a great option.
Build Your Deck or Patio Around a Tree
You will need to clean up more often since all of the leaves and debris will be falling directly onto your deck or patio, but if you want a natural look, making a tree the centerpiece of your deck or patio is a great idea. A ring will be outlined, and while it doesn’t have to be in the middle, we’ve always found that the most aesthetically pleasing spot. Having a tree be the focal point of your deck or patio provides you with an unrivaled natural feel.
Create a Path to Your Deck or Patio Using Trees and Other Natural Elements
Depending on where your deck or patio is located on your property, and what else you have on your property, a pathway made of trees could be a great idea. Your pathway could be outlined with concrete, stones, or pavers, but a dirt path in between two rows of trees is a very elegant and natural look — if that’s what you’re interested in. You could have the pathway linking your deck or patio to your home, pool, shed, garage, firepit, or any other area of use around your home.
Work With an Experienced Deck and Patio Building Company in Crofton, Maryland
Thinking about designing or redesigning a deck or patio for your Maryland home? If a natural look with lots of trees is what you’re looking for, our team of deck and patio designing experts at North American Deck & Patio is just what you need. We’ve worked with thousands of homeowners across Maryland, many of which have been built incorporating trees into their designs.
From the initial ideas and design phases to construction and cleanup, North American Deck & Patio is here for you. We’re always happy to answer any questions people have. We encourage you to read our frequently asked questions page, and if you don’t find the answer to your question there, you can reach out through our website or give us a call at 866-535-1961.