Arches covered in creeping fig vines lead to the back entry of this elegant home. A neutral stone patio provides timeless flooring without distracting from the beautiful architectural details of the walkway. Design by Thompson Custom Homes
The hardy, low maintenance climber star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) is well behaved. It has glossy dark green leaves and, from midspring to late summer, is covered in deliciously scented white flowers. its also tolerant of light to medium frost.
A pergola offers shade, can serve as support for the climbing plants or simply adds visual appeal to a space. You can add a pergola to your patio, deck or garden and use it to relax, sit and entertain guests. Here are 10 tips for building a pergola.