Shade for your outdoor pergola

Image from  G  ardenista 

Image from Gardenista 

Pergolas are hot right now in the Hudson Valley and Orange County, NY outdoor living scene. And while these landscape structures offer incredible design benefits and some shade, they often don't provide enough relief from the sun for homeowners. 

Enter outdoor fabric shades that can be installed along the top rafters of a pergola. There are many products on the market today from companies like Sunbrella. But how about this creative custom solution we found on Gardenista?! Super fun and super cool! It sure does make you wonder what other creative solutions are out there for adding function and style to your landscape designs.  Read more about the drop cloth pergola shade sail here.