Fabulous Furniture Makes Your Backyard Better
Outdoor Living Fabulous Furniture Makes Your Backyard Better

The best backyard events will be ones that offer plenty of comfort for guests to enjoy the space you have created. You’ve probably thought long and hard about what type of outdoor living structure to purchase, where to place it…

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Outdoor Living The Happy Gardener’s Potting Shed

There’s nothing better than homegrown vegetables and flowers on the table. Avid gardeners sow seeds for success with the aid of a potting shed and cold frames to extend the growing season for delicious foodie delights. A proper garden potting…

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The Happy Gardener’s Potting Shed
The Romance of the Summerhouse
Outdoor Living The Romance of the Summerhouse

As a home-away-from-home, the summerhouse was often sited in spots that took advantage of a garden view or a cooling summer breeze such as by the ocean. In Scandinavia the advent of the summer season heralds an end to many…

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Project Planning Style Matters in Your Backyard Planning Project

When you think about project plans for your property it is wise to think not just about the how you are going to layout the design but also what style and feel you want the space to provide. If you…

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Style Matters in Your Backyard Planning Project
Materials Matter When It Comes To Longevity and Low Maintenance
Material Matters Materials Matter When It Comes To Longevity and Low Maintenance

Whatever structure you choose to construct in your backyard the quality of the craftsmanship and the materials utilized will significantly affect how much work you’ll need to put in to maintain its beauty and how long it will last. Different…

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