32 Tropical Gazebos and Greenhouses

After putting time, effort and money into maintaining your garden and yard, it is important to take the time to sit back, relax and enjoy it. Adding a gazebo, pergola or awning to your outdoor space will give you the perfect platform to do that, especially when you bring in a few outdoor lounge chairs and a nice glass of iced tea. More 
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What type of outdoor gazebo or pergola is right for me?

When you’re getting ready to buy your new outdoor accessory, be sure to consider all the options. Because they are partially covered, gazebos are a great way to get out of the sun, and since they often come with side curtains, they can even protect against wind or rain. If you prefer style over shade, a pergola or arbor is a trendy alternative; its typical lattice-like top provides some shade, but the cross-beam design makes for a trendy, dramatic addition, especially when draped with vines. For a more traditional, inexpensive shade, an awning can stand alone or be attached to the side of your home, and a cabana can bring a tropical, leisurely feel to your poolside lounging.

Should I invest in a greenhouse?

If you’re looking to add some extra views to your garden, a greenhouse is a great way to do that and expand your current plant collection at the same time. For those who like to garden year-round — or just garden at all in places with extreme temperatures — a greenhouse can make it possible. Greenhouses help you grow plants in a temperature-controlled climate, which lets you grow a wider variety. In addition to a gazebo or arbor, place an outdoor bench inside or near the greenhouse entrance so you can appreciate all these unique additions to your garden.
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