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backyard

  • Create a Lawn Mower Maze

    I have trouble believing that there is anyone that would actually want to do this, but I digress. Lawn mowing can be an art form. For those of you inclined to…

  • Grow Your Own Pizza Garden

    Although “pizza” and “gardening” aren’t always in the same category, Better Homes & Garden touched on a great way to convince people to test our their green thumb – for the…

  • Tending To Backyard Trees

    Even if you’re not a tree hugger, there’s a lot to love about having trees in the yard. But hey, rot happens. And so do overgrown branches. And pests. When it’s…

  • 4 Secrets to Roll Up Awnings

    If you’re looking for shade in the yard, there are a few options to consider. Roofing structures, patio umbrellas and pergolas are all possibilities. But roll up awnings will provide extensive…

  • Backyard Deck Swallows Tree

    This backyard deck is a bit too much for us. It’s a great concept designed by Thom Faulders and it’s obvious a lot of work was put into designing and building…

  • Gorgeous Garden Sheds

    Garden sheds become an afterthought in some backyards. A repository for random tools, pots, lawn furniture. These garden sheds from Apartment Therapy could standalone as the centerpiece of their respective yards.…

  • It’s Pool Party Time

    It broke 100 degrees in downtown LA a couple days ago and fortunately we live near the coast which was toasty but definitely cooler especially with a breeze. We have the…

  • Lancaster Conservatories and Sunrooms

    We recently discovered Lancaster Conservatories. They offer DIY or professionally installed Sunrooms, Conservatories, and Greenhouses that blend into the character of your home. Their conservatory and sunroom kits are comprehensive and…

  • Tree Decision: Keep’em or Cut’em?

    We are big fans of trees being used as landscape elements to add detail or shelter to your home. But many times the tree begins to overstay it’s welcome and the…

  • Remodeling Your Pool for Entertaining

    If your backyard pool resembles more “concrete pond” than swimming oasis then maybe it’s time to rejuvenate it. There are companies now that will evaluate your current pool and work with…