The Best Wisconsin Plants for Your Pergola

One of the true joys of owning a pergola is selecting and cultivating climbing plants to compliment it. There’s nothing quite like looking up to see a lovely canopy of greenery and flowers winding in and out of a custom-made Northern White Cedar pergola. Combine the scent of the cedar with the scent of your favorite flowering plant, and you’ve got yourself a slice of sweet Heaven ready to last you all summer long. Now all you have to do is choose plants ready to survive Wisconsin’s climate. Most everyone in our service area is in Zone 4, as is..

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How to Place a Gazebo

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and build a gazebo into your back yard. Great choice! Both pergolas and gazebos reliably add value to your home. Of course, they also do a great job of helping you enjoy your home by giving you a backyard getaway where you can truly relax. Now you just have to figure out where to put the thing. What will you use the gazebo for? This is the biggest determinant. If you want to use it as an outdoor dining room then you probably want the gazebo close to your house..

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How to Keep Your Gazebo Warm in Winter

Once upon a time, we discussed why you should avoid bringing a fire pit into your gazebo. But as it turns out, there are some other ways to tackle the problem of heating your gazebo in winter. And since we also think it would be incredibly awesome to sit cuddled up in a winter gazebo all warm and toasty while enjoying a beautiful winter wonderland, we decided to investigate and make sure you knew all about these methods, too. Start with low-tech methods. Add heavy gazebo curtains or sun shades and draw them down. You don’t necessarily want..

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