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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Outdoor Living Gaze Across the Garden From Your Gazebo

I recently asked someone what it was they liked most about visiting their home in the Catskill Mountains and this is what they said: “There is nothing as peaceful as sitting in my garden sipping coffee early in the morning…

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Gaze Across the Garden From Your Gazebo