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Meet Our Newest Design — The Carport Pavilion

We’re constantly expanding our selection of beautifully crafted, long-lasting shade structure designs. Our newest design was inspired by a homeowner who wanted to protect his family’s vehicles with a thick-timbered structure that also seamlessly integrated with the layout and aesthetics of his home. INTRODUCING The Carport Pavilion Carport Pavilion in California Redwood. Unfinished ceiling by Meet Our Newest Design — The Carport Pavilion

THINK SMALL: Shade Structures To Enhance Your Small Outdoor Space

Many of us are blessed with our own “slice of heaven” in the form of outdoor space. Recognizing that some spaces are smaller than others, we’ve curated a charming collection of small shade structures to enhance your urban backyard, meditation area, corner garden, or secluded walkway. Enjoy! **** Luminous windows invite passersby to enjoy a THINK SMALL: Shade Structures To Enhance Your Small Outdoor Space

Picnic? Dining? Cocktail? Choosing Your Ideal Table [CHECKLIST INSIDE]

This past holiday weekend saw friends and family join together all over the country. We were reminded of the central role tables play in our lives — inviting us to gather, break bread, converse, and connect. With this in mind, we put together a handy checklist for choosing a picnic, dining, folding, children’s, or custom Picnic? Dining? Cocktail? Choosing Your Ideal Table [CHECKLIST INSIDE]

Our Favorite Custom Pergola Designs

Durability, beauty, craftsmanship — customers frequently highlight these qualities in their comments and reviews of our shade structures and furniture. But the quality they mention most often? Our willingness to customize.  This includes timber sizing, roof style, wood grade, finishes, privacy panels, and more. If you dream it, we can build it. Scroll on to discover Our Favorite Custom Pergola Designs

Easy Shade Extensions For Your Home: Attached Pergolas & Pavilions

Did you know that any of our pergola and pavilion designs can be modified to attach to an existing structure? Attached pergolas and pavilions are an easy way to add a shade extension to your home without major construction. The video below, A Tale of Two Porch Pavilions, offers a clear example of how a couple of attached pavilions Easy Shade Extensions For Your Home: Attached Pergolas & Pavilions

From Border Crisis to Community Care: A Small Church Expands Outreach with a Pavilion

It’s not unusual for Forever Redwood CEO, Raul Hernandez, to personally field phone calls from folks with large-scale shade structure projects. Recently, one of these calls took an unexpected turn. What began as a conversation about a pavilion ended with Raul pledging support to the humanitarian efforts of a small church in Las Cruces, New From Border Crisis to Community Care: A Small Church Expands Outreach with a Pavilion

International Day of Forests

Sunday marked the UN-designated International Day of Forests. This year’s theme is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being.” The gifts of the Earth’s forests are unending. Standing forests are enormous reservoirs of carbon, making them the original global cooling technology. They also support our emotional and mental well-being, as described in this Time article. Forests International Day of Forests

Beautiful Synergy: Pergola’s Design Integrates Nature, People, and History

BEAUTIFUL SYNERGY: PERGOLA’S DESIGN INTEGRATES NATURE, PEOPLE, AND HISTORY

Photo courtesy of Metroparks Toledo As Regional Manager of Operations for Metroparks Toledo, Chris Smalley’s work is an extension of his values. In collaboration with his colleagues, he creates and preserves public greenspaces, honors local history, and promotes wellbeing for his fellow Ohioans. This beautiful synergy is on full display at Middlegrounds Park, one of Beautiful Synergy: Pergola’s Design Integrates Nature, People, and History

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