How to Get Started Adding a Porch (21 photos)

How to Get Started Adding a Porch (21 photos)

Nothing creates a welcoming entry to a home quite like a porch. Even the smallest porch creates a gracious transition between the outdoors and indoor living spaces. A somewhat larger porch can provide a spot to pull up a chair or two and grow a container garden. Go big, and your porch can…  

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Create Your Ideal Outdoor Lounge Area With Brick Sofa

Create Your Ideal Outdoor Lounge Area With Brick Sofa

Anyone else feeling antsy for it to be Spring already? TRIMM Copenhagen gives us one more reason with the launch of Brick Sofa, a new addition to their outdoor family of furniture. Designed with the round, voluminous shapes TRIMM’s lounge collection is known for, the large, comfortable cushions invite you to sit down and get […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Landscape More Environmentally Friendly (9 photos)

10 Ways to Make Your Landscape More Environmentally Friendly (9 photos)

There’s a lot we can do to make our landscapes more earth-friendly, from planting beneficial native plants to putting fallen leaves to work and making fresh water available to wildlife. We spoke with three experts in the field — Amanda Shipman of Amanda…  

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Patio of the Week: Former Trash Area Now a Luxe Outdoor Lounge (7 photos)

Patio of the Week: Former Trash Area Now a Luxe Outdoor Lounge (7 photos)

With no outdoor living space to enjoy at their coastal Southern California home, a couple turned to SJS Studios to transform a small concrete area used for storing trash cans and recycling bins into an intimate outdoor lounge. The transformation is nothing short of dramatic. “It really surprised…  

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Building a New Deck?  Here’s Why TimberTech® Decking is Worth Considering!

Building a New Deck? Here’s Why TimberTech® Decking is Worth Considering!

If one of your new year’s resolutions was to create more outdoor living space, a logical place to start is researching decking materials and contractors.  More often than not, homeowners gravitate towards maintenance-free decking options over wood.  However, it’s important to understand that not all maintenance-free decking materials are the same.  Here’s why a TimberTech® […]

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When Should You Prune Your Trees and Shrubs? (8 photos)

When Should You Prune Your Trees and Shrubs? (8 photos)

Pruning is a vital part of keeping the trees and shrubs in your landscape healthy and attractive. But when is the right time to do it? We’re here to answer that question for a whole range of popular garden plants. From roses, fruit trees and hydrangeas to deciduous and flowering trees, we’ll tell you…

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