The wrought iron was sturdy, but obviously old. She climbed with sure-footed grace, making him wonder just how many times she took that route. A lot, he decided when his head cleared the final set of steps. The entire perimeter of the roof was framed in wide boxes filled with greens and flowers. His mother would die for this sort of space. In front of the stark black boxes was low, bench-style seating and a partitioned-off section with an umbrella and table in sturdy redwood.