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How Arbors Help To Create A Magnificent Vertical Element

As my garden developed into several  different levels in a variety of garden styles, it became obvious that I needed some vertical elements not only to add height to each of the gardens but also to offer this crazy, intense ‘patch work quilt’ of a garden some cohesiveness.

I began to contemplate the type of design that would work well in the garden. Because the style of my home is vanilla and architecturally cold and flat, I was determined to create a garden that had an ‘aged’ romantic/rustic look (if that’s even possible).  I had recently renovated the inside of my home and used wood beams throughout: it seemed natural to duplicate that element in the garden.

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