DIY Simple Backyard Shade - Put PVC pipe into bucket then pour cement around it. Once dry, put bucket in tall planter, surround bucket w/ gravel, top w/ soil. (Not covering pipe) Stick bamboo pole into pipe & hang fabric w/ ties through grommets.
Project A Slice of Shade: Creating Canopies Create a cool spot for summer living with one of our easy canopies. from Martha Stewart