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Monthly Archives: June 2014

  • 6 Pergola Design and Style Ideas

    Pergolas come in a wide range of designs and styles to suit any creative aesthetic.  Styles are as unique as personalities, and are influenced by moods, seasons, regions, landscapes, art and more.Here are some of the best pergola design and style ideas to help you kick off the official start of summer.

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  • A Beginners Guide to Pergolas

    Our 'Beginners Guide to Pergolas' will give you insight into one of the most popular outdoor structures for 2014. Increasingly growing in popularity over the last decade, this outdoor structure is both practical and stylish. Pergola comes from the Latin word ‘pergula,’ meaning, the projection or eave of a building, an extended roof or arbor. These outdoor structures were used much like they are today, covering walkways and to provide shade in gardens.  The Egyptians and Italians used pergolas as a training system for growing grapes and other plants. The Chinese preferred round and curved shaped pergolas, mimicking the look of pagodas. Continue reading

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