Increase the shade with a pergola. Shade trees are an obvious choice and an eco friendly inexpensive way to add shade to outdoor living areas.
I d been driving to see another garden when i passed through a charming village called the plains virginia and glanced to my right.
How to get shade in a south facing garden. A pergola can filter out sunlight on decks that aren t shaded by your trees. There stood the home of linda and ralph hostetler a plant lover s pot of gold. Additionally one can add an architectural point of interest to your grilling space.
In the northern hemisphere vegetable gardens should face southward. Add a little shade to your driveway with our how to build a garage pergola project. You will of course need to select varieties that grow in a manner that will provide shade but you can easily find plenty of options at your local nursery or by working with a landscape designer.
A shade garden terrace and potting shed occupy the backyard. Some need a little shade or may wilt in the intense heat of the noon day sun. Try these 9 shade solutions for decks that will cool down your yard and get you out of the sweltering sun.
I love to do summer entertaining in my backyard so when i moved into my house with a yard that had absolutely no shade i knew i had to do something about it. Get more details on this reader s pergola project. The homeowners of this modern formal english garden requested a space that was low maintenance with an outdoor entertaining area.
South cambs landscape ltd. A south facing garden receives the largest amount of sunlight as the sun passes overhead throughout the day. A simple fabric canopy creates shade wherever and whenever it is needed and choosing a bright colour and pattern will make it a destination in a large garden too.
In steeple morden near royston herts headed a team that completed the job in two. Choose your plants wisely to optimize the light and heat of a south facing garden or bed. Best plants for south facing gardens there are plenty of plants that tolerate south facing light and many that will thrive.
Father and son design and construction company geoff and ben kirbyshire of south cambs landscape ltd.