Name: Pete Lamberty
Location: Bellwood, Illinois
Inspired by his garden walks though Chicago, Pete decided to create his own "outdoor room" out of an unused second story balcony.
I thought that building a pergola would be a perfect way to define the space and enclose the area. The balcony is about seven feet by nine feet and is on the south side of the house. I finished the space late last August so this is the first full growing season for the plants. It's still a work in progress and little by little it has become a very nice little sanctuary for us.
(Images: submitted by Pete Lamberty)
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