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Relax with a Backyard Water Feature

There is something so soothing about the sound of trickling or flowing water.  Including a backyard water feature in your landscape is one way to enjoy this natural element in your own environment.  From the most simple of fountains to grand landscaping plans with waterfalls, incorporating a backyard water feature can transform your outdoor space into an oasis. Whether you decide...

Utilizing Your Lawn To Create A Lasting First Impression

You know what they say about first impressions: they’re everything. This is especially true when you’re trying to sell your home. Think about it this way, putting your home on the market is essentially setting your home up for lots of “interviews” with potential buyers. You would dress your best for an important interview, why not make your home...

Raised Beds for Easy, Low-Maintenance Backyard Gardens

Raised beds enhance a back yard
If you are new to gardening, have limited space or if your soil is poor, raised beds are an easy, low-maintenance option for your backyard garden.  You can easily make wood raised beds yourself or purchase them at garden stores.  You can also use stone and other border types to create this garden style. Raised beds along the fence make...

How To Attract Hummingbirds and Butterflies To Your Garden With 3 Key Elements

Hummingbird at Echinacea
Hummingbirds and butterflies are a beautiful sight to behold! Have you been wondering how to attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden? There are 3 key elements you need to provide for these beautiful creatures. In order to survive, they need shelter, food, and water. When planned properly, your garden will be a go-to spot. Indeed, they will return daily...

Watering Can Sun Catcher – Amazing Crystal Garden Decor

Beautiful large, metal, ivory colored, watering can with blue rose floral image on one side of the can has been made into an awesome sun catcher. What a great piece of garden art to hang in your yard and watch the sparks fly! Pretty peacock colored acrylic beads strung and finished with crystal drops made to look like water...

Backyard Cookout Decor: 10 Inspiring Ideas For Your Party Decorations

Backyard cookout decor should be fun and simple. Look at these 10 inspiring ideas for party decorations for your next cookout. Because they are simple, you can't go wrong! Enjoying your patio has never been easier! LIGHTING: Of course, the best parties rock on into the night. This means that you must light up your yard with these darling lights. TABLECLOTHS AND SUNFLOWERS: Of...

Winter Floral Arrangements

The most important part of any winter floral arrangement is the colors that you choose. You'll mostly want to stick with cooler colors, like blue, green or purple. These should be in duller hues, with maybe one of them brighter to add some vibrancy. You can also pull in silver or white to add a neutral aspect that will...

The Dirt Dev – How Lawn Care Has Become “Smarter” With Technology

Lawn care can be quite the divisive topic around the water cooler. Some people love it, others hear enough about it at home from the better half. But no matter what side of the fence you are on, there is one thing we can all agree on. Technology has made lawn care a lot smarter and easier. The use...

A Bright and Vivid Lawn Starts with The Right Grass

No matter where you go you always see the same thing in people’s lawns, a bright, vibrant field of relentless green.  You’d be forgiven for thinking that all this grass was precisely the same. The truth of the matter is that while all of them bring the same verdant color to your lawn (with some variations, of course, they...

Creating an Outdoor Living Space

Creating an outdoor living space expands the home and provides extra room for entertaining or just relaxing in the sun or under the stars.  The appeal of the outdoors affects us all and having a well-designed space just steps away helps us to escape the hectic pace of our lives and breathe in the fresh air with style. When designating...

The Captivating Glass Art of Dale Chihuly

Dale Chihuly glass art
To observe the captivating glass art of Dale Chihuly is to witness something truly spectacular.  Chihuly's work is on display at over 200 museum locations worldwide and graces public gardens and historic sites.  He is a master of his craft and creates truly amazing works of art and architectural structures.  Here is a look at this prolific artist and...

Clean Eating All Autumn When You Plant A Fall Garden

clean eating gardening
Clean eating is possible all autumn when you plant a fall garden.  Now is the time! However, plan carefully before you start to plant. Clean eating is a lifestyle choice. It refers to the choice to eat well. Growers produce clean vegetable without chemicals or pesticides. They are healthful and fresh. Of course, the best way to ensure clean eating,...

18+ Awesome Backyard Garden Design Ideas

The choice of whether to have a minimalist garden really does depend on personal style, as well as the architectural style of your home. The flow from inside to outside should feel seamless, so if you have a modern aesthetic, a minimalist garden can be a natural outdoor extension of your interior look. You also need to consider your actual...

What Kind of Patio is Right For You?

The official beginning of summer is just a few weeks away in the USA.  This brings us to thoughts of cookouts, backyard lounging and outdoor family gatherings.  An outdoor space that is comfortable, functional and visually appealing is paramount to many who enjoy their backyard.  The question is, what kind of patio is right for you?  Let's examine some of...

Stunning Rose Gardens Around The World – Don’t Miss These!

Stunning rose gardens are found around the world. Certainly, you won't want to miss these ones in your travels! Rose gardens are classical and romantic. Because they offer an escape from urban life, they are popular in city garden design. Also, country dwellers love to grow rose gardens for their charm and grace. Naturally, many of us love to garden....

10 easy tips to light up your home

amazing floating pool light
The choice of the right illumination is essential to create a warmer and cozier atmosphere in any house. Nowadays, the lights are not just a functional elements but they can be real artistic and decorative piece of design that can transform the style of an house. On the market there is a huge variety of lights, available in many different...

How to Do All Those Lawn Maintenance Tasks Right

How to Do All Those Lawn Maintenance Tasks Right
When you bought a house with a nice, green lawn, you probably figured that it wouldn’t take much work to keep that lawn nice and green. You thought wrong. For the most widely grown crop in the United States - featured prominently in more than 80 million American residential yards - grass is surprisingly difficult to take care of,...

Biophilic Design: A Marriage of Functional Design and Nature

Biophilic Design is a trend that's a marriage of functional design with nature. Of course, you have seen this design. You may have marveled at the beauty. However, you may not have considered the thought process of the design. This design is common in public places. In fact, you'll find this in hospitals, office buildings, and universities. Of course, humans long...