Unlock your Gardens True Potential this Summer with a Pergola

Unlock your Gardens True Potential this Summer with a Pergola

Pergolas are more than just beautiful additions to your garden; they’re functional outdoor structures that can extend your living space and create a unique ambiance. Their open beam design makes them very versatile additions to your home. Here’s a breakdown of what we believe could be the best uses for your pergola.

A Sun-Kissed Sanctuary:

There are 2 things that Pergola’s help to control: shade and climate. By strategically placing a pergola over your deck or patio, you could transform this sun-drenched zone into a cool and comfortable sanctuary. Unlike a standard umbrella, however, light will filter through the pergola’s open beams. This means that you could position your pergola to take advantage of the natural path of the sun, maximising your time outside, but minimising the harsh rays. So suddenly, without having to face the sun’s direct glare, you can relax with a refreshing drink or entertain friends, enjoying the sunshine.


Dining Under the Stars:

Let’s face it, we’ve all dreamt of that perfect restaurant experience. The image of smooth conversation, delicious food, and a carefree atmosphere is undeniably appealing. But sometimes, reality throws an overcooked steak on the table. Great conversation can be lost through music that is far too loud, and exquisite dining experiences can devolve into a game of ‘dodge the flying food’ from the children at the neighbouring tables.

With a pergola, we think you could enjoy all the best bits, without having to leave your house. Why not drape some twinkling bistro style lights and create your own restaurant experience. And the best part is, this seamless flow from your kitchen to your outdoor dining area creates an unparalleled entertaining experience. Your pergola becomes the heart of your backyard, a space where food, friends, and laughter can all come together.



A Space For Everyone:

Everyone has different needs and wants in their gardens, and quite often this even applies to you and the other people in your house. Children may want to run and play in the sunshine. Adults may crave a shaded haven for conversation and relaxation. So why not install an outdoor building that can give you both. These versatile structures act like invisible walls, dividing your backyard into distinct areas that can cater to different moods and activities.

The size of your pergola can also dictate how you use the space. A large pergola can create a designated zone for a sprawling patio set, ideal for hosting lively gatherings. For a more intimate experience, opt for a smaller pergola- a cosy reading nook nestled in the shade.


A Tranquil Escape:

You could have your own personal spa retreat, meticulously crafted right in your backyard. Imagine gentle breezes, dappled sunlight, and the soothing sounds of a fountain. Suspend a hammock for ultimate relaxation, or indulge in a jacuzzi beneath the pergola’s embrace. String fairy lights and add calming music to complete the experience.

Step away from the daily grind and into your very own backyard oasis. With a pergola as your canvas, you can create a spa-like retreat that caters to your every need. Let the gentle sounds of the fountain soothe your soul, the soft lighting ease your worries, and the comfortable furnishings cradle you into relaxation. Your pergola awaits, ready to transform your backyard into a sanctuary for the mind, body, and spirit.


A Grand Entrance:

Lots of houses look exactly the same. Bricks, windows, a door. It can be hard to create curb appeal unless you are willing to invest a lot of money. But what if you don’t have to change your houses exterior to make your house stand out?

Strategically placed at the beginning of your garden path, the pergola transforms a somewhat bland walkway it into a grand entrance. Why not train climbing vines or flowering plants to weave their way up the pergola’s beams. For a touch of fragrance, consider adding roses or honeysuckle. Their scent will greet you as you walk towards your house or back garden creating a truly multi-sensory experience.


Bonus Tip: Year-Round Enjoyment

But let’s be honest, not very many of us get to enjoy warm sunshine all year round. In fact, it can feel like we very rarely get to enjoy it at all. Don’t let the colder months, however, stop you from using your pergola. There are plenty of ways that you can use this outdoor structure all year round. Why not string up some fairy lights through the darker months or install outdoor heaters to create a warm and inviting space.

A pergola is more than just an attractive addition; it’s a blank canvas for creating a backyard retreat that reflects your style and needs. It’s time to transform your outdoor space into a haven for relaxation, entertainment, and connection. So what are you waiting for? Get yours now!

At Woodford our sizes include:

  • 2.4m Width x 2.4m Length
  • 2.4m Width x 3.6m Length
  • 2.4m Width x 4.8m Length

But if this is not quite what you’re looking for, other sizes are available upon request.

Pop In, Call, or Email us for a quote today!
L: Kiltynaskellan, Skellan, Co, Cavan
T: +33 (0) 49 433 3133
E: enquiries@woodford.ie

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  • X22ovaws Reply

    Hey people!!!!!
    Good mood and good luck to everyone!!!!!

    9th July 2024 at 5:44 am

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