Layering Up: A lot of pergolas will only have one layer of overhead beams say going in a vertical direction. One way of adding more shade and roofing to the pergola is to add another level of beams this time going in the horizontal direction as
cotton-jones-debora-carl-black-fence/Landscape designer Debora Carl installed a black privacy wall to create an intimate sitting area in an Encinitas, CA garden. Photograph courtesy of Debora Carl Landscape Design.
Bamboo is a dramatic specimen plant when grown in a large container (where it can't escape). It makes a perfect, fast-growing screen. -- Name: Phyllostachys aurea -- Size: To 20 feet or more -- Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, but well-drained soil
Vegetables You Can Grow in The Shade - a good rule of thumb is if you grow a plant for the fruit or the root, it needs full sun. If you grow it for the leaves, stems, or buds, a little shade will be just fine. This may be good to know for our garden ☺️