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Arbor, Pergola

Arbor, or pergola, is an added feature to gardens that provides shade for walkways and sitting areas. Arbors, or pergolas, are made with vertical posts, which supports horizontal beams creating a lattice effect which enables vines and other woody climbers to climb; the dense foliage also provides shelter from moderate rain showers.

Pergolas may be used as an extension to an already existing building or free standing as with a gazebo.

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Arbor Pergola