Why do pergolas have to be so expensive to buy as a kit? If I ever plan to build one I'll have to do it from scratch. Boo, that's not my expertise.
Budget Bench Seat Plans Deck
garden arbour - Stu has to make one
Copyright image: A simple pergola design with unnotched rafters and plain rafter tail ends.
Built-in garden seating inspiration -- http://www.harringtonporter.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/Built-in-sofa1-300x224.jpg
Urban Courtyard for Entertaining : Modern garden by Inspired Garden Design
Deck with built in sections for herbs, veggies, flowers. Good idea for built in planters!
Woodvale Avenue 8501
Garden designs for a small garden - housetohome.co.uk
Lean To - something to run along the back of the house!