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What’s The Difference Between a Gazebo and a Pergola?

Gazebo vs. Pergola Gazebos and pergolas are both excellent additions to outdoor living areas. Both have the ability to make your spaces more usable year-round. They can also serve as beautiful aesthetic framing pieces. Whether you’re seeking shade during an outdoor summer barbecue or trying to stay warm by the firepit during a peaceful winter […]

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5 Ways to Breathe Some Spring into Your Patio or Outdoor Space

March can be a fickle month, with balmy breezes one day and snowy vistas another. But these weather fluctuations are also a welcome sign that winter is winding down to make way for spring. Check out these simple, yet effective, ways to upgrade to a beautiful patio. Here are some key steps to prime your […]

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7 Luxury Outdoor Living Space Trends for 2022

Does winter have you daydreaming about warm days and breezy nights in your outdoor space this year? Spring is on the horizon, making it the perfect time to plan how you’ll make the most out of your outdoor living space this year, including where to make new investments and how you’ll decorate. Our team at […]

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Keep Your Evergreens Everlasting

Evergreens are the stars of a winter landscape, holding onto their green leaves and needles through this bleak season and offering sturdy branches for snow to land. But these beauties – from Leland Cypress to Frasier Furs to Soft Touch Holly, still need some TLC during the winter. Here are some of the most common […]

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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Brrrrrr, It’s Time to Winterproof. Here’s How! Getting your outdoor spaces primed for winter means protecting them from the harsher elements – and finding creative ways to enjoy year-round. Let’s start with the not-so-fun but must-do stuff: maintenance. If you live where temperatures dip into the frosty range over winter, be sure to invest in […]

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Easy Steps to Transform Your Outdoor Space for the Holidays

The concept of lighting up our homes’ exteriors with Christmas lights began in the 1940s and has since turned into a national obsession. Bold and dazzling or soft and subtle, sparkly lights are now one of many ways we Americans love to bedeck our outdoor spaces for the holidays. Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, […]

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5 Ways to Autumn-up Your Outdoor Space

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and we’re not talking about Christmas. Fall is a glorious season for all things outdoors: crisp air, knit sweaters, leaves crunching underfoot, pumpkin-spiced drinks, football. Autumn is also a great time to spruce up your outdoor space with seasonal décor. The season’s earthy color palette and rustic textures […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Fall Landscaping

Is Your Landscape Autumn Ready? Do’s and Don’ts of Fall Landscaping Spring gets all the glory for gardening, but fall is prime time to work on prettying up your landscape. In autumn, soil is warmer, easier to dig and less pummeled by all that rain we see in springtime. Other pros to getting outdoors to […]

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7 Tips for Keeping Your Outdoor Space Organized

Expanding your living area into the outdoors offers more room to enjoy R&R—but also more opportunity to invite clutter. If you’ve invested in making your outdoor space a place of lovely harmony, don’t let errant rakes, grilling equipment, or backyard bats and balls mess up the aesthetic. A tidy outdoor space takes a little planning […]

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Dreaming of an Outdoor Kitchen? Plan Smart! 

The kitchen has been unofficially designated as the most important room in our homes—it’s where we begin and end our days, entertain friends, gather with family, and prep meals. And increasingly, homeowners are looking to duplicate those kitchen-y vibes in their outdoor spaces. Outdoor kitchens are a fun and convenient way to expand your living […]

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Deck vs. Patio: 5 Things to Consider

Think you may want to take your outdoor space up a notch by installing a deck or patio this summer? Both are classic choices for outdoor entertaining and relaxing. But it’s not always clear which structure is the right choice for your space, budget, or use. Before deciding whether a deck or patio is in […]

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8 Ways to Use Your Outdoor Space for Summertime Fun

Many of us are eager to entertain again after the year we’ve just weathered. And with summer just around the corner, it’s a magical time to use your outdoor space for gathering friends and family. Let’s get to it! Here are some of our favorite ideas for taking your outdoor entertaining up a notch: Invest […]

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