Teak Outdoor Furniture Pretty pavers and hidden outdoor extras create a pleasant outdoor space. Informal and formal seating areas maximize the flexibility (and usability) of a patio. Here, a raised bed border can stand in for extra seating during large gatherings. A few columnar trees offer strategic shade for the chairs and couch below. Fences define borders in a yard, but when used as a design element in a patio, they can offer welcome privacy. Uniform plantings, such as this hedge of hydrangeas, reduce visual c… March 27, 2017 at 12:57AM

Pretty pavers and hidden outdoor extras create a pleasant outdoor space. Informal and formal seating areas maximize the flexibility (and usability) of a patio. Here, a raised bed border can stand in for extra seating during large gatherings. A few columnar trees offer strategic shade for the chairs and couch below. Fences define borders in a yard, but when used as a design element in a patio, they can offer welcome privacy. Uniform plantings, such as this hedge of hydrangeas, reduce visual c…