Whether the plants are on the deck or planted adjacent to it, the introduction of a little green will help the deck blend into the garden and not appear as an object. Here are a few ways to add beauty and utility to your deck.
Shrubs and ornamental grasses enclose two sides of this small deck, creating a more intimate atmosphere for relaxation.
Nestling a deck into existing plantings softens its straight edges and makes it look like a natural part of the landscape.
Deck planters don't have to be limited to the inside of the structure.
This built-in planter creates a deck-level bed. When planning these features, set them out of the way of traffic.