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Shade Structures

A shade structure offers protection from the elements while creating a room in the garden. They can be simple and practical, or push the limits of creative design. They may range from extended awnings to trellis arbors to free standing multi-post overheads full of artistic elements.

Shade Structure 2 Shade Structure 1
Shade Structure 4 Shade Structure Detail
Shade structure, path, and patio  

Sitting Areas

Sitting areas provide rest stops that immerse the onlooker in the landscape. Fragrances, color, texture, movement, and sound saturate the senses of all those who stop. Sometimes the most primitive seats are the most inviting.

Baja sitting area Sitting area along path
Cozy sitting area Sitting area at bottom of stairs
Natural bench sitting area Mosaic tile and rock sitting area
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