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Transform your yard space into a welcoming and beautiful garden. Learn how to create outdoor rooms for relaxing and entertaining.

Outdoor Room Ideas

Whether you have a porch, patio or pool, take into account some of these fabulous design ideas for your outdoor living and create a luxurious outside lounge. Beach House Patio A 1960s patio furniture can be used to create a nice patio. This set of furniture is modern without being stark or petite. It easily goes with the setting as there...

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...

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...

Thinkterior – Creative Contemporary Play

Theme: The overall theme of the play-yard is a blend of creative and active outdoor play that blends with the contemporary styling of this beautiful home. Focus: The overall focus for the design of this amazing play-yard was to provide this family with an outdoor space that would foster an active and creative playtime for their children of various ages. The visual...

Travel to Tuscany from Your Backyard

Tuscan-inspired outdoor living
Set the scene for large backyard gatherings of family and friends with Tuscan-inspired outdoor living spaces.  Channel the Italian countryside as you sit fireside and travel to Tuscany from your backyard.  Imagine relaxing in a backyard that takes you away to a place of beauty and romance.  Let your cares diminish and your laughter echo as you entertain friends...

Tips for creating a backyard escape

Tips for creating a backyard escape
A truly relaxing and welcoming backyard takes more than just adding a pool. Thoughtful layout and flow in the space, careful consideration of how you live and entertain, and unified design elements all contribute to a relaxing oasis for your home. When creating your backyard escape, start with the pool itself as a cue. Do you need space for frequent...

A Guide to Good Tree Care

Most people look at trees as a natural garden feature that can be manipulated to suit, and while this might be true to a certain extent, trees require the right care and attention if you want them to flourish. Tree lopping, for example, should be viewed as a last resort, not as an immediate solution. To remove the top...

48 ideas for recycling old pallets, tires and even the whole cars

Pallets are trending now-a-day as it’s a cheap material that you could find easily for free and that can be used for many Do-It-Yourself projects for your house or garden. Repurposed pallets in your garden   Recycle also your old tires Recycling ideas using car tyres in the garden...from ponds to outdoor furniture. Ever wonder what to do with those old tires? Do you want...

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...

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...

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...

How to make your home and garden more earth friendly

Global warming is no longer a myth. Its implications and affects are more immediate and evident for everyone to see and feel than previously imagined. The question remains however how can we as individuals help the earth feel happier. A lot of people are now opting for a "Green" lifestyle which not only helps the environment around them but...

Decorating With Candles

A group of candles gives a warm glow at the table
Candles have long been a favored accent in homes and in the backyard.  They conjure images of romantic dinners, festive occasions or sitting in their soft glow on a stormy night when the lights go out.  Decorating with candles is an easy way to enhance your home and outdoor spaces. When decorating with candles, unless you are planning an intimate...

6 Top Picks for a Relaxing Backyard

Backyard living area
A relaxing backyard is something many envision for their home.  Enjoying the outdoors in the privacy and convenience of your own backyard is relaxing and, for many, a way of life.  There are ways to improve your outdoor space, making it a place that is welcoming and integral to your daily life.  Here are six top picks for a relaxing backyard to...

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....

Here are a few pro tips for choosing the perfect awning!

awning
Houses are no longer as simple as they used to be a few decades back. With the advent of time and development of a stronger grip over technological advancement, humans have modified a simple house structure in every way possible to maximize the sense of protection and comfort. Every little thing you see in a building today have special...

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...

Ideas for Backyard Dining

Enjoy dining outdoors at home with these inspiring ideas for backyard dining.  If dining under the stars or in the privacy of your backyard on a spring or summer day appeals to you, then create a space that makes this happen. When the weather begins to warm, we all feel the itch to get outside.  Making a special dinner or luncheon...
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