i only really like the canopy here--but i like the idea of this being retractable, probably on tracks mounted to the beams above. i can see that making it easy to bunch it up in winter near the house and have some sort of cover, too--to make it so you don't have to take it down in winter, and still keep it nice longer than simply having it exposed year round.
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