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Making the Most of Your Backyard Deck

Curved benches and planters add interest to this deck
A deck not only adds value to your home but it opens up a whole new world for your backyard living.  A deck provides the space for you to enjoy outdoor relaxation, play and entertaining.  Let these decks inspire you and learn how to make your deck fabulous and ready for outdoor living. A backyard deck is an extension 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...

Nine Tools Your Vegetable Garden Must Compulsorily Have

Success in gardening is determined by a lot of things. One of them is the right gardening tools. A comprehensive list of these essential tools is listed below to help you navigate through your gardening work with ease and make a beautiful vegetable garden. Gloves Gloves act as a barrier between you and unpleasant elements in your vegetable garden. With many...

How Curtains Perk Up Your Outdoor Space

Curtains define this outdoor space
There are many advantages to using curtains outdoors to perk up your patio, deck, front porch or garden.  They can provide a finishing touch to outdoor structures, add color, soften hard lines, provide privacy and shelter from the sun.  Learn how curtains perk up your outdoor space and see how they can transform your yard. Outdoor curtains can be used...

7 Gardening Facts Everyone With a Green Thumb Needs to Know

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Thinking of starting your own garden? Your green thumb is in for an interesting time! Here are seven gardening facts you need to know. A lot of first-time gardeners end up having no crops by harvesting season. If this sounds like you, you're not alone. Most first-time gardeners don't know essential gardening facts that will help yield a non-stop harvest....

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...

5 Essential Tips for Designing a Front Yard Garden 

Front Yard Garden
Who does not love a lush green and beautiful front yard? If your house has one, you probably spend some time every day just reveling in its beauty. Your home's front yard is its integral part - something that represents your personality and exudes warmth. However, some people pay little attention to its maintenance. Doing this mars the beauty of...

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...

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...

Backyard Fire Pits That Heat Up Your Landscape

Inviting backyard with fire pit
Outdoor fire pits are a great way to add ambiance and warmth to your backyard.  They can last for many seasons, playing a large role in your backyard décor and entertaining.  There are pre-made portable fire pits and those that are custom designed for your landscape.  For the do-it-yourselfer, the fire pit is a relatively easy weekend project.  Backyard fire pits add...

8 Landscaping Ideas for Sprucing Up the Backyard

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If you have a plot of land you don’t know what to do with, but you’re interested in learning more about landscape design, you’ve come to the right place. Even amateur landscapers could implement the eight ideas below. And yes — you could even use these garden ideas for small spaces. Of course, before you start brainstorming backyard ideas,...

Designing a Beautiful and Functional Playground for Kids

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Playgrounds are a place for kids to be kids, to play and enjoy the sun. Parents can let their imagination go wild, designing a beautiful and functional playground. Creating a playground is more than just, including swings or slides. A playground can be for beauty as well as a functional space for interaction and play. An adequately designed playground can...

10 Early Season Gardening Plants and Flowers

It's still cold outside, and snow is still flying in some parts of the world! But it's not too early to have the itch to get outside and get in the garden! Once the snow gives way to the first hint of spring, here are 10 early season gardening plants and flowers to try for yourself. Lettuce Spinach Peas ...

Patio Design Ideas for Using Outdoor Furnishings

Outdoor Furniture
When considering patio design ideas for your backyard, there are many critical things that the home owner needs to consider before investing in the outdoor space. You'll also need to think about how you envision using the outdoor space once it is completed. Do you plan on hosting a number of events on your patio? A backyard patio can...

Txokos for Holiday Gatherings

What exactly is a txoko (pronounced: choh-koh)? Txoko is a Basque word, which is an area spanning northern Spain and southwestern France that is rich in history. Basque is a language and culture as old as, or even older, than Roman culture and has no language similar to it, so you can bet there are unique traditions as well....

9 Ways to Keep Your Garden Healthy

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Keeping a garden green and healthy is hard work. But it’s also immensely satisfying especially when you see the flowers starting to bloom or when your vegetables are ready to be harvested. To ensure that you have a productive garden year-round, here are nine tips you can follow: Pick the right soil A healthy garden starts with the right kind of...

7 Unusual Water Garden Ideas For a Nature-inspired Outdoor

Backayard water garden
A pond and water garden in your backyard is an epitome of natural magnificence. It can also multitask as the perfect spot for when you need pin-drop silence from human-made noises- and yearn for natural sounds like the rippling of water and chirping of birds.                  Not many of us have the privilege of a natural water source near our apartments....

Design Ideas for Waterside Homes

Outlined in this article are some of the expert solutions for living by the water. It can be near a mountain lake or in an ocean side cottage. Designers usually try to take the advantage of views but also take into account wind, salt, tide and water table. When it comes to designing, they try to give diversity of areas...
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