Although it seems the terms trellises, arbors and pergolas are used to describe the same type of structure, they are actually each different. A trellis is a lattice work built to support climbing plants or vines. An arbor usually creates a tunnel type of passageway. Pergolas are simply posts that support a roof like structure of cross rafters. The most common use of a pergola is to shade a deck or patio. Pergolas have been around for centuries to provide an inviting space outdoors to relax and entertain. Modern day pergolas can provide the same atmosphere.
Let’s look at ways to beautify a Pergola.