If you want to be original and impress your friends, you can adorn your garden according to the Japanese philosophical principles of the Ryōan-ji garden, for which followers of Zen Buddhism carefully select certain pebbles which they align after meticulous patterns that facilitate meditation.
Now, when the weather outside is capricious, if it seems hard to believe that the sunny days will arrive, eventually. Then we shall seek shady spots to shelter us from the sun's burning rays. In the absence of trees with rich crowns, we can take refuge in the shade of the pergolas and pavilions in our personal backyard.
You may be proud of your garden and yard, but at one point you might feel a bit too exposed in front of your neighbours, or the passers-by, depending on the site. Here you have a few pieces of advice on how you can protect your privacy from curious eyes keeping the harmony without giving the impression that you’re attempting to hide yourself inside a pillbox.