A fire feature turns a garden into a gathering place. A fire pit or fireplace is a lure because it creates warmth and light. And because of the hypnotic quality of flame and crackling wood.* fire pit The Capri Ten Eyck ;
With electricity, any outdoor structure becomes a popular nighttime gathering spot. This summerhouse with lath walls and a shake roof can be enjoyed well into the night. The light blue ceiling inside creates a delightful, airy visual surprise.
Whites of dusty miller, helichrysum, and ivy geranium 'White Nicole' brighten the shady corners and stand in contrast to the varied pinks and purples of nierembergia 'Purple Robe' and ivy geranium 'Blue Beard.