Diy pergola. In this project our pergola will be built at the corners of an existing retaining wall. A pergola is a garden structure with a trelliswork roof that creates a shaded passageway outdoor sitting space or walkway. I am thrilled to share my completed weekend diy pergola project.
A pergola is a structure that wont provide shelter from wind or rain and is only marginally better when it comes to the midday sun. However the pergola build process is the same with or without the wall in the design. Thanks so much for all the love on my new pergola.
So why build it. Select the site for the pergola and mark the placement of the four posts. I am so happy its built and stained.
Add a few inches of gravel to the bottom of the holes for drainage. Choosing the right location and pergola designs. Included in the free pergola plan is building instructions a list of materials and tools youll need photos and even videos.
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the home depot. So if you are an experienced builder this pergola should be right up your alley. Follow these step by step garden pergola designs to build a pergola for shade in your yard your garden or over your deck.
Insert 4 x 4 posts in holes. They are built from vertical posts and frequently includes an open lattice for trained vine plants. The pergola is meant to go over a sitting area that is surrounded by a garden but you could also use it to go over a rose garden.
Diy network has a free pergola plan if you want to build a pergola over an existing deck. Because in the absence of walls and a roof.