Archives for April 2012

Creating a Comfy Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen is generally seen as an extension of the interior space. The appliances are meant to compliment those used in the interior kitchen, while the furnishings help to extend the interior living space out into the natural world beyond. In this way these spaces can help to bridge the gap between the indoors […]

Outdoor Patio Tile Project

A weekend patio installation project is the perfect way to help liven up a dull and useless backyard. Before the installation begins, tiles should be chosen, and all materials, like pea gravel, sand patio edging, wheelbarrows and shovels, should be gathered beforehand. A tile cutter may need to be rented for the job, depending on […]

Garden Decor

More and more people are opting to add personality to their garden space by using garden decor. Any size of garden space can be complimented effectively with garden decor. There’s no fixed definition for what is appropriate garden decor. So, using your creativity, just about any thing has the potential to be garden decor. You can make your […]

Swimming Pool Landscaping

Turn your swimming pool into that exotic retreat that you have always dreamed of. It is entirely possible for you to create any look which you desire, provided that you are willing to exert the effort and the time.  Quite often a swimming pool will be the centerpiece of a backyard; it will function as […]

Add Security Lighting to Your Backyard

Add security lighting to your backyard so you can rest easier at night and when you’re away. Keeping your home secure is top priority for any homeowner. But when your backyard is dark and secluded, it makes your home an easy target for break-ins. Fortunately, you can easily fix this problem with a few security […]

Bringing Spring Inside for Your Child

Spring is definitely here. One glance out my kitchen window, and all I can see are blossoms. The redbud has turned to leaves, and the dogwood blossoms are floating on their curled branches. The azaleas have burst forth, and shades of pink, red and white line the streets of our neighborhood. Mother Nature has unleashed […]