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Decks & Patios

Backyard Firepit for Sitting Around the Fire

Friends are coming. Let’s all gather around the backyard firepit. A place to enjoy conversation and perhaps have a roasted marshmallow.

Decks & Patios

Concrete or Brick – How About Patio Stone Flooring?

Need to put in a patio. Considering stone flooring. It is very durable. And easy to clean up. Something that will add very nicely to your patio look.

Decks & Patios

Let’s Take Our Cooking Outside

Okay, you have waited long enough. Now is the time to plan for next summer. We are speaking about building an outdoor kitchen area. Let’s get going.

Garden Furniture

Summer Clearance – Time to Get Your Deck Dining Set

It’s nice to eat outside on your deck or patio. But the dining table just doesn’t look great. With fall in full swing, now is the time to look for summer clearance sales on deck dining sets.

Garden Planting

5 Landscaping Plants to Make Your Front Yard Pop

Plants are a wonderful addition to any yard, and there are certain vibrantly colorful plants that are guaranteed to make your yard look outstanding. Choosing the right shrubs and trees to enhance your outdoor style ensures that you’ll enjoy your yard’s splendid magnificence for years to come.

Garden Planting

Got To Get the Potato Harvest Done

It is a dusty time at the moment in parts of Idaho and Washington – two of the largest states in potato production. You know what that means with this harvest – delicious potato dishes, french fries, potato chips and much more.

Yard Decor & Lighting

photo image analysis: Time to Plan Your Autumn Decorations

Are you thinking of getting an aquarium? Something that you can add as part of your room decor? Then make a big, nice aquarium that you will be proud to display.

Garden Furniture

Nice Weather – So Let’s Relax In Your Swing Chair

Do you have a garden swing chair … something that swings lazily from your favorite tree. Just perfect to sit and relax on a nice summer day.

Garden Planting

Time for the Corn Harvest – An Important Meal Source for the World

Those corn stalks are high – is it time to pick the corn? Depends on the corn type. Most corn harvests are for corn byproducts such as animal feed and biofuel.

Decks & Patios

Floating Decks – Beautiful Concept to Enhance Your Landscape Look

Have you consider using a floating deck in your landscape design? It can be a beautiful concept that can enhance your yard look and use.

Yard Decor & Lighting

Using Garden Metal Art for Yard Decoration

You want something rustic looking for your yard – something that can take the weather and still look good after the season. That something is metal art ornaments for the yard and garden.

Garden Planting

Getting Ready for the Apple Harvest – And the Fruit Thereafter

Fall is coming … and with it is the apple harvest. So what can the apple become once it’s picked and processed.

Ponds & Fountains

Some Interesting Pond Landscaping Ideas

So you are thinking of putting in a pond for the backyard. Any ideas on what kind of pond? Let’s review some pond landscaping ideas that you can consider

Swimming Pools

Some Swimming Pool Additions You May Want to Consider

So your have a backyard swimming pool. Do you need to spruce it up to make it exciting again? Some of these swimming pool additions that may do the trick.

Swimming Pools

Putting in a Swimming Pool – Let’s Decide Pool Hardscaping Ideas

What is pool hardscape? It is the material that is used to surround the pool – plus any other landscaping that merges the pool with the patio. The material may include cement, tile or best yet, stone.

Garden Planting

Time for the Harvest – Gathering It In for Production

The harvest. It is starting up all over the country for food items we take for granted. The grape – corn – wheat and more. Let’s review (in photos) what comes out our gardens and food production farms.

Landscaping

Small Garden Landscaping Ideas

Not much you can do with a small back yard. Right? Not correct! With some creative thinking, you can transform your small yard into a beautiful garden paradise.

Yard Decor & Lighting

Time for the Scarecrow to Go Up – Just Before Harvest

The garden harvest is just about to begin. It’s now time for the scarecrow to go up – for harvest (most definitely) and possible bird control (unlikely).

Outbuildings

Adding a Pergola For Garden Decor or Shade

Imaging having a nice pergola over your deck or patio area. It provides you some shade and makes your deck/patio and other garden are look great.

Garden Lighting

Solar Garden Lighting When Wired Lighting Is Too Expensive

You would love to bathe your yard and home in lighting during the night, but it requires expensive setup and wiring. Have you consider using solar garden light – the technology may surprise you.