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5 Design Features That Make Your Patio Entertaining

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There are 5 design features that make your patio entertaining. These are important because the patio is a perfect place to entertain. Of course, it's fun to grill out with your family. In addition, you can use it as a great space to hang out with friends. In fact, many homeowners consider the patio an outdoor living room. Look at...

Garden Benches to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Garden bench of natural wood blends into the landscape
If you enjoy gardening and spending time outdoors to take advantage of your hard work, a garden bench is the perfect addition for you.  Understated or grand, do-it-yourself or purchased, garden benches are a simple way to add charm and functionality to your garden space. Depending on your garden style, choose a bench that accents the space just as you...

Compost Bins For Your Garden–Successful Gardening Tips

Compost bins for your garden are an essential for gardening success. Composting enriches the soil and creates an optimal environment for your plants. Therefore, start planning now for success next summer. Gardeners who compost enjoy successful gardens. Indeed, their plants grow larger and resist disease. In fact, their crops are more pest resistance. Of course, this translates to a bountiful harvest. Compost...

What’s In: Upcycling Items Around the Home

With the dawn of a new era where numerous homeowners are testing their creativity and saving money, DIY projects and upcycling used items has become very popular. These are easy ways to make furniture or other household items out of materials that are already around your house or that you can find for cheap. Upcycling is more so just...

Tips for choosing the Right Colour Composite Decking

composite decking
You’ve made the right decision to have some composite decking installed in your garden, but what colour do you choose? Websites such as https://www.dinodecking.co.uk/ offer up to 8 different colours, but what is the right shade for you? You can typically find decking available in the following colours: Amber Ash Cedar Graphite Mocha Savanna Silver Slate Now you know what fantastic...

Container Gardening: Farm To Table Freshness In Even The Smallest Space

container garden tumbler tomatoes
Container gardening is a fun, easy way to garden.  Whether you are a beginning or experienced gardener, you will love the farm to table freshness. Planting in a container requires minimal space.  Therefore, even those with even the tiniest yard can take advantage of fresh foods. When selecting a place for a container garden consider a few factors.  First, note whether...

Garden Gates Make a Grand Entrance

Curved stone garden gate
Why have a standard gate into your garden when you can choose something that truly stands out and welcomes guests to your yard with style?  Garden gates can be wood, iron, stone or any combination thereof.  From classic styles to unique custom creations, a garden gate is a notable feature for your outdoor space. Wood gates are the standard traditional way to...

Unique Shrubbery Designs

Every once in a while you may find yourself driving up to your house and taking a glance around. After all the hard work you've put into making the interior of your house and the outer walls beautiful, you've noticed that you neglected the plants and shrubbery that surround it. Or, for those that tend to pay more attention...

Indoor Swimming Pools to Inspire

Luxury indoor swimming pool
Many of us are aware of the benefits of swimming and dream of the luxury of having our own swimming pool.  However, choosing between an indoor and outdoor pool can be a tough decision.  Here are the benefits and drawbacks of an indoor pool and photos of luxury home swimming pools to inspire you. The major benefit of an indoor swimming pool...

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...

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...

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...

Outdoor Decoration

We all love it when we spend time outdoors with our loved ones. What makes outdoors more fun is when the decoration is gorgeous and you can make some amazing memories by sipping your coffee and tea in your backyard and enjoy the Mother Nature. Little Romance Layer different types of lighting like pendant lights, candle lights, fairy lights and lanterns....

Upgrade Your Backyard with an Outdoor Kitchen

If you like to grill and entertain often, or just enjoy the ease of meals outdoors, designing an outdoor kitchen could be a project for you.  They can be simple or on a more grand scale, depending on your needs. Outdoor kitchens are a definite plus when entertaining and can be the centerpiece of your backyard or patio. Outdoor kitchens can...

Beautiful Backyard Pavilions

Whether you live in a cold or warm climate, there's still a chance that you'll want to spend time outdoors. Most homeowners and guests like gathering outside, but where can you congregate? Standing isn't bad, but many people don't want to stand and talk for hours on end. That's why a backyard pavilion is a great item to have...

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....

Terrariums in Interior Design

A terrarium is effectively a miniature reproduction of an ecosystem, neatly encased in a glass or transparent container. Usually these containers can be opened so that you can maintain your plants, but some terrariums are sealed (this will require different kind of plants, positioning, moisture and exposure). Terrariums then are a fantastic decorative element in any modern home. Just how aquariums...

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...