How do I get shade over my patio without making it too dark inside?
Last summer we built an enclosure around the patio on the back of my house, which is the south side. I want to give the patio more shade without completely blocking light from the windows leading into the house. Is a pergola my best bet?
The twinkle lights worked only a few times. Kinda frustrating they didn’t last.
This is the side where my climbing rose is growing up the outside.
The sails really didn’t do so well over the long haul. So I feel like I need to do something else to get shade.
I now have a climbing rose growing up on the side of the patio and a wisteria on the long wall of the enclosure.