New shade project

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New shade project

Postby Stephen » Thu May 12, 2011 5:46 pm

This spring I added this 8x12 shade structure to the north side of my deck. It gets a full dose of morning sunshine and full shade from the house in mid afternoon. It has a lattice roof set on treated lumber supports. Plants are set in custom made holders to prevent swinging in the wind which often blows at +30mph. The green fabric on the east and west sides help to slow the gusts down a lot. You can see the greenhouse in the background.
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Re: New shade project

Postby Dino » Thu May 12, 2011 6:20 pm

Very impressive!
"Couch? I don't need a couch, I NEED another plant stand!"
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