How To Enhance The Privacy Of Your Outdoor Space

How To Enhance The Privacy Of Your Outdoor Space

Most of us design our outdoor spaces because we want a perfect spot for relaxing and entertaining guests. But, how can you truly unwind if you don’t have enough privacy. Your deck, backyard, or courtyard is an extension of your home. If you don’t like the idea of...
Landscaping with Crushed Rock

Landscaping with Crushed Rock

Landscaping your home can be a daunting and expensive task but it’s all worth it as the results can enhance the façade of your home and inevitably increase the property’s value. An affordable material that shouldn’t be overlooked when landscaping is crushed rock....
Courtyard Garden Designs

Courtyard Garden Designs

Courtyard gardens are quintessentially English. Quaint, refined, elegant – they can brighten and add classic style to any garden, no matter what shape or size it may be. In this blog we explore the charms of courtyard gardens and how you can recreate this beautiful...
Gazebo Pictures For Inspiration

Gazebo Pictures For Inspiration

A gazebo is a roofed outdoor structure without walls that is used around the world to keep people cool and of course add some style. Yet sometimes when planning where and how to use one it’s easy to get stuck. We all need a little inspiration every once in a while...
Creating Your Own Special Spot For Relaxation

Creating Your Own Special Spot For Relaxation

Having a patio space for entertaining and eating outdoors is always important, but sometimes you may just need your own private spot to relax. Fortunately it’s not difficult to create one that can make you feel as if you are in your a secluded paradise even with a...
The Best Advice For Picking Patio Planters

The Best Advice For Picking Patio Planters

Adding planted containers to your patio space is a guaranteed way to increase its looks.  With containers available in countless textures, designs, shapes, colors, and sizes it really allows you to get creative with how you want your space to look. Here are some tips...
Inexpensive Patio Design Ideas

Inexpensive Patio Design Ideas

Upgrading your backyard patio will not only make it more appealing but it will also increase the value of your property. However, that does not mean that you must spend substantial amounts of money customizing your patio. With a little creativity, you can design...
The Top Tips For Choosing Patio Trees

The Top Tips For Choosing Patio Trees

No one wants their patio to look like a barren wasteland especially if it’s somewhere they spend a lot of time. While natural stone, outdoor tiles and brickwork can all be very attractive, to make them truly complete all patios need some surrounding trees. Luckily you...
Emerging Outdoor Furniture Trends In 2016

Emerging Outdoor Furniture Trends In 2016

The outdoor area has long been cherished as a place to wine, dine and socialise. Whether you are sitting around a fire pit on a chilly winter’s night or inviting a few people over for a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the sun, the trend of outdoor living and entertaining...
Quick Ideas For A Vintage Patio

Quick Ideas For A Vintage Patio

You don’t have to leave your garden or patio looking dull. A few chairs placed on the patio may be convenient, but it can be a little bland as far as looks go.  You can work to improve it if you want to make a more exciting and aesthetically-pleasing space. Have you...
6 Areas Guaranteed To Add More Function To Your Yard

6 Areas Guaranteed To Add More Function To Your Yard

Your yard is not only about beauty but also about function. The different types of areas you choose to add to your outdoor space will decide what you can or can’t use it for. Here six that always work to ensure you, your family, and guests get the most from it. An...
Planning From The Inside Out

Planning From The Inside Out

Unfortunately many people don’t put the necessary planning into their outdoor space. However, other than hiring a professional to do it for you, there are a few strategies that can really help. One of them might sound a little odd, but it can work wonders. Starting...
Garden Art: A Fast Introduction

Garden Art: A Fast Introduction

There is no better way to make your outdoor space truly unique and of course your own, than adding some garden art.  With so much to choose from and so many ways to create your own, there is something for every preference. And with a few tips you can quickly and...
Kitchen Gardens For Beginners

Kitchen Gardens For Beginners

Within the last few years both organic foods and farmers’ markets have exploded in popularity.  This in turn has attracted many homeowners to the idea of kitchen gardens.  While they were much more common years ago when growing your own food was the norm, today they...
Transition Spaces For Maximum Beauty

Transition Spaces For Maximum Beauty

One of the most overlooked parts of any garden or patio project are the transition spaces. These are the areas that bring you from one feature or destination to another. Whether it is from the front to the back, or pool to the house, they can be a phenomenal way to...
Quick Tips For Small Yards And Spaces

Quick Tips For Small Yards And Spaces

Despite what many people think, you can really accomplish quite a lot even in a fairly small yard. While your options may be slightly limited by existing features there are a few quick and easy tips that might help you to accomplish what you really want from your...
Inspiration: Dreamy Patios and Backyards

Inspiration: Dreamy Patios and Backyards

Everyone loves to gaze at the stars and sip lemonade in the warm rays of the sun, and there’s no better place to do this than in your own backyard. It’s the perfect space to host barbecues, endure play-dates, and enjoy intimate company. Let’s inspire...

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