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19 Plant Picks for Container Gardening

Mother Nature has dished out a lot of back & forth with the actual arrival of Spring weather in many parts of the country, so it feels good to be thinking about planting flowers! We’re not experts on gardening, so we’ve dug around and found top lists for great plants to add to a planter box recommended by true plant lovers. What you’ll find here are time-tested annuals that you can plant in your containers or planter boxes to add [...]

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How to Get Started with Your Outdoor Patio Design

If you’re just starting out with a new outdoor patio design, try one of the many sample outdoor patio drawings out there. Or start from scratch by creating your own rough sketch of your yard and some of the basic features you’d like to add. Your local landscaper could help you out or do your own quick drawing with pencil and paper first. This can help you figure out your space, think about the elements you’d like to incorporate, [...]

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Tips for a Festive Backyard Holiday Party

While you may be dreaming of a white Christmas, if you live in a spot on the map where real snowflakes won’t be a reality, at least you can have a backyard holiday party to share the highlights of the year without getting frostbite! Or if you do live where the forecast calls for chilly temps and you don’t mind the cold, make a plan to have your party outdoors and stock up on firewood. Just be sure to [...]

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Easy Outdoor Patio Decorations

Looking for some simple outdoor patio decorations for the upcoming holidays? Dust off that old toboggan and skates! Use what you have or find something new this year, but keep in mind that decorations can be flashy – or subtle. Your front porch is the first thing your visitors see during the holidays, so get creative! Front Porch Outdoor Patio Decorations Lean that antique sled you have tucked away in your garage against a wall in your entryway or on your [...]

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Easy and Elegant Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Thanksgiving decor ideas might be the last thing on your list. But if you’ve already made that last trip to the grocery store for the feast, you may be working on finishing touches. Try some of these easy and elegant decorating tips from Good Housekeeping or create your own design! Ranging from simple to elaborate, many of these materials you could probably find around the house for those last minute details. If not, think outside the box and incorporate [...]

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How to Use your Outdoor Kitchen for Easy Entertaining

Outdoor cooking areas create a space for easy fall entertaining in one of your favorite spaces, your outdoor kitchen! Whether you’re gathering for a football game or relaxing under a starlit night, your open-air kitchen will be the favorite gathering spot! An outdoor dining room and cooking area can be created as simply as moving your grill out under your pergola. Take it up a notch and create a countertop with built-ins for cooking, refrigeration, or dining. Top Outdoor Kitchen [...]

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Creative Patio Decorations

If red and white, or red, white, and blue are your top color choices for patio decorations, July is an excellent time to deck your home out in as much of the patriotic combo as you’d like! For the Fourth of July, Canada Day, and many summer gatherings there are certain decorating aspects that are pretty traditional such as flags in the yard and ribbons on trees. If you’re looking to get a little more creative, this is the [...]

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5 Enhancements for Your Patio

Refresh your patio this season with one of these popular trends for patio enhancements: 1. Add a garden box with your favorite herbs or flowers. A quick and easy way to get your garden going that is easy to maintain is to add a few cedar planter boxes to your patio or deck. Our planter box kits are easy to assemble and come in 3 popular sizes. 2. Surround your dining set with a pergola. What size is your space? Do [...]

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