32+ Backyard Patio Ideas to Inspire Your Outdoor Room [Picture Galleries

If you’re planning to invest in a new patio set or looking for a fresh way to rearrange your current furniture, take a peek at these eight setups, each offering an invitation to get outside. All include combinations of outdoor furniture cafe tables, chairs, benches, lounges and more and at least one other garden element … Read more32+ Backyard Patio Ideas to Inspire Your Outdoor Room [Picture Galleries

45+ Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas (picture gallery)

If your property requires a retaining wall — an expensive landscape feature any way you cut it — use the wall as an opportunity to enhance the overall design of your garden. Cleverly designed retaining walls not only hold back slopes but also double as dramatic features of landscape. Take a look at these ideas … Read more45+ Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas (picture gallery)

32+ Greatest Deck Railling Ideas will Inspire You (picture gallery)

Deck Railling Ideas – In my quest to replace the iron railings on our front porch, I fell head over heels for the Union Jack balustrade. Inspired by the design of the Union Jack flag, this timber-style balustrade emphasizes the flag’s diagonal pattern. The intersecting cross design is typically set within a rectangular frame and … Read more32+ Greatest Deck Railling Ideas will Inspire You (picture gallery)

32+ Awesome Front Porch Ideas: A Place for Hanging Out in Your Home

Like rotary phones and black and white TVs, a good old-fashioned front porch makes me think of quieter, gentler times. Those were the days when, without the distractions of the digital world, homeowners would gather in rocking chairs or lounge on porch swings and watch the world go by. Parents could keep an eye on … Read more32+ Awesome Front Porch Ideas: A Place for Hanging Out in Your Home

51+ DIY Fairy Garden Ideas Bring Magic Into Your Home (photos)

Looking for a fun, creative activity to do with your child this summer? Our local garden center was offering a fairy garden class, and my daughter and I found a way to combine our fascination with miniatures and our love of gardening. Bonus: We had a fun evening together. Here are a few tips to … Read more51+ DIY Fairy Garden Ideas Bring Magic Into Your Home (photos)