A pergola offers shade, can serve as support for the climbing plants or simply adds visual appeal to a space. You can add a pergola to your patio, deck or garden and use it to relax, sit and entertain guests. Here are 10 tips for building a pergola.
Succulents -- Plant life connects you to nature and aids in the process of relaxation. Including low maintenance plants, like succulents, in your zen garden helps create feelings of calmness and serenity.