Once again, the perennial question of garden shade is upon us; here's a roundup of some our favorite solutions.
Above: West Elm's Square Four-Panel Umbrella is 96 inches square and 96 inches high and is $126 (down from $149); the powder-coated iron base is $58 (down from $69).
Above: The Rimini Umbrella by venerable UK outdoor furnishings company Barlow Tyrie is 8.2 feet in diameter and is $899 at Amazon (via Teak, Wicker, and More). The accompanying Rimini Umbrella Base is $279.
Above: The Round Market Umbrella from Pottery Barn is available in seven colors and two sizes; the 6-foot-diameter umbrella is $99 and the 9-foot-diameter umbrella is $149. The companion cast-iron Umbrella Stand is $119.
ALTERNATIVE SHADING OPTIONS
Above: The Square Shade Sail from Stacks & Stacks comes in several dimensions, the 11-by-10-foot size is $155.