We are all very busy with our lives every day. Be it work, studies, or household job, we don’t exactly take some time off to just stop for a minute. Wouldn’t you want to just take a minute to live in the current moment?
We know that the world around us is changing rapidly. Tall and strong architecture marvels stand where once there was natural vegetation.
Landscape Design for Backyard Entertainment
Are you ready to Transform your Outdoor Space for Entertaining? Outdoor patios, balconies and backyards can provide the perfect space for hosting guests. With careful planning and consideration, you can turn your outdoor space into an entertainment zone you’d be proud to show off. Here are some tips on how to create an outdoor space that is functional, stylish and comfortable for guests.
I’m Helen Reed from Let’s Tend The Garden, a new gardening blogger! Creating dramatic landscape lighting effects can be considered as a form of art. The reason for this is; it takes a considerate effort to bring out the piece of beauty. With lighting effects, you can create an outdoor design that will make you want to sit outside all night.
Below are some of the different ways to create dramatic landscape lighting effects.
The bluestone border creates a distinctive accent to the soft flowing travertine colors.
Colorful, beautiful and easy to maintain. There are a lot of good reasons to include Pennsylvania bluestone in your hardscaping projects.
In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the history, use and benefits of this outstanding stone.
Last year, we spent a lot of time discussing manufactured stone. Now, we’d like to turn our attention to the benefits of natural stone veneer.
This masonry product is produced by slicing natural stone into thin pieces, which are then molded into squares, strips, ledgestone and other shapes.
One of the chief benefits of this stone is its ability to be further cut and shaped during installation. It has the same color and texture throughout, so it can be reshaped without losing its look.
There’s also a wide variation within the stone, giving each piece and each project an individual look, whether you’re installing stone veneer siding, a stone veneer fireplace or stone veneer interior walls. Here are some of the ways natural stone veneer can transform your home.
As winter arrives and the temperatures drop below freezing, your hardscaping may be the least of your concerns. Yet, maintaining and protecting your hardscaping during the winter will save you time and money the following spring.
It has long been common to see families cooking outdoors in the Mediterranean. Nowadays, outdoor cooking has also become a popular trend in the United States. Homeowners enjoy having an outdoor kitchen in their backyard. Whether you’re building a new house or making better use of the space you have at home, providing a place to cook outdoors could be an excellent investment.
For a long time, when people talked about porcelain tile, they were referring to something mainly used for interior design. But recently, porcelain tile has begun to move outdoors, making a name for itself as a workable hardscaping material.
In this blog post, we’ll look at the benefits of working with outdoor porcelain tile and discuss the best way to add it to your outdoor landscape.
By Paul Colbert
Falling leaves and pumpkin spice lattes. Crisp nights and gloriously mild afternoons. There’s a lot to love about autumns in Pennsylvania. Daytime temperatures drop into the 50s and 60s, and at night there’s just enough chill in the air to put on a jacket. It’s a great season to lounge in your own yard and enjoy the fall colors. Here are five tips for using your hardscaped patio into the fall.
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Do you dream of your own private space outside your home? Whether you need a practical space to work or a relaxing place to wind down, a she-shed is the perfect outdoor escape. She sheds are a growing trend amongst women who want a space to call their own.
Don’t know where to begin? As long as you have a usable structure to work with, creating a she-shed isn’t difficult. With a clear purpose in mind and some inspired decor, you can make it as luxurious as you’d like. Follow these simple steps to create your very own outdoor she-shed: