Pergola Landscaping With Potted Plants

The time has come to think about sprucing up your pergola by landscaping with potted plants. You've found the best wooden pergola kits and taken the effort to learn where to put a pergola and how to install a pergola properly. Now it's your chance to finish off the look of your pergola with potted plant arrangements. Whether you have a concrete patio with a pergola or a pergola in a garden or on a deck, landscaping with planters and flower...

Nine Site Preparation Tips for a Successful Pergola Installation

A pergola adds beauty and a sense of intimacy to any outdoor space. But there are crucial steps you need to take before your pergola installation to ensure the success of your project. This article will provide site preparation advice, yard prep suggestions and other tips to help you get ready for your pergola installation. As you learn how to properly install your pergola, you'll want to follow these steps: Select Your Material Check Local Building Requirements Review HOA Regulations Choose Your...

A Guide to Wood Checking and Splitting

Many pergola owners begin to worry if they see their wood checking and splitting. They wonder, "Why does wood crack?" and try to decide if they need to fix splitting wood. This article will define a wood check, answer the question, "Why does wood split?" and discuss how to repair a cracked wood post. You can depend on Pergola Depot for all the answers you need about wood pergolas.   What Is a Check in Wood? A wood check is the lumber industry's term...