How to Stage Your Home’s Exterior to Sell
Outdoor Living How to Stage Your Home’s Exterior to Sell

Selling your home can be a challenge. From working with an agent to putting it on the market to packing up your belongings, there’s a lot to do. On top of that, you have to stage your home so potential…

Outdoor Living What to Consider When Choosing Outdoor Furniture

If you want to get the best possible furniture to put outside your home, then there are lots of things you need to keep in mind to make the optimal selection. To help you figure things out, we have put…

What to Consider When Choosing Outdoor Furniture
Cheap Backyard Ideas for Small Yards
Outdoor Living Cheap Backyard Ideas for Small Yards

You might believe that having a small yard open and unplanned will make it appear larger, but this is not the case. Instead, the organization of your outdoor space is the key to making it feel more spacious. Define the…

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Outdoor Living Hunting With Blinds

There are many types of stands and hunting blinds available, but which one will be the most comfortable, the most concealing, and the most luxurious? That would have to be an Amish-Built Deer Blind. These hunting blinds have many benefits…

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Hunting With Blinds
Make A Splash With A Chic Cabana
Outdoor Living Make A Splash With A Chic Cabana

A great way to elevate the poolside experience for friends and family is the addition of a cabana. What is a cabana? The word cabana is Spanish for ‘cabin’ or hut. Traditionally the structure was a small space defined with…

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Outdoor Living How to Cash in On Agritourism

The American Farm Bureau recently reported a stunning record high in farm bankruptcies for 2019, with a steep rise in filings of 24% and another record breaking high of farm debt that is expected to reach $416 billion. It’s not…

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How to Cash in On Agritourism
What to Put Over There
Outdoor Living What to Put Over There

When you think about adding a structure to your backyard, business or farm there are so many choices out there. What to put ‘over there’ to bring benefits to your quality of life by adding a building with excellent form,…

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Outdoor Living Why You Should Ditch the Tent at Your Next Event

Renting tents for events can be expensive and requires advance planning. The availability factor often determines the date for the event in areas where rental services are few and far between. Set up of large tents can also be a…

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Why You Should Ditch the Tent at Your Next Event
The Theater of Good Garden Design
Outdoor Living The Theater of Good Garden Design

Is your backyard a blank canvas? A boring square of lawn with one or two ornamental trees, a space poorly and cheaply designed by the developer that is identical to your neighbor’s? Does your backyard design lack any sense of…

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Outdoor Living Target Deer Hunting Season Success With A Hunting Blind

Summer will soon be gone, and as the kids head back to school and routines get back to normal, folks look forward to the cooler temperatures of autumn and all that the new season has to offer. If you love…

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Target Deer Hunting Season Success With A Hunting Blind
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
Gaze Across the Garden From Your Gazebo
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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