Looking for a unique and powerful accent to your garden? Try some wood stairs: These thick slices of tree trunks lead up through a stone wall, providing a functional pathway with natural beauty. See the whole Diablo Teahouse Garden at Living Green.
Want to add a garden but have limited space? This pyramid-shaped planter provides 36 linear feet of planting area, yet its base is compact enough to sit nicely on a deck or patio. Fill it with flowers, herbs or vegetables--its unique tiered design allows
You may refer to a truss as the rafter, but it& basically the skeleton of the roof, carrying the weight of the frame and supporting the walls of the building. Trusses are very important to preventing the walls from bending or flexing, more so.