Open or closed, garden gates always say welcome. Whether you opt for wrought-iron or classic white pickets, a gate can add character to your exterior design.
Photo: Laurey W. Glenn
This backyard gate bears a striking resemblance to the wooden gates taht grace the University of Virginia campus. Its solid-paneled lower portion keeps animals in (or out if you prefer), while the slatted and dipped top offers a glimpse of the landscape beyond.