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Pergola
PERG oh la

A garden structure with an open wooden-framed roof, often latticed, supported by regularly spaced posts or columns.

Usually has a flat roof. Stretches over a long distance.

The structure, often covered by climbing plants such as vines or roses, shades a walk or passageway.

Arbor: A light open structure of trees or shrubs closely planted, either twined together and self-supporting or supported on a light latticework frame. Usually has an arched roof. Stretches over a short distance.


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