Patio, Yard & Garden

Create a backyard oasis where you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the outdoors with these articles focused on making the most out of your patio, yard, & garden! 

Patio and Garden Decor Ideas

From the beauty of flowering crabapple trees to the timeless decor of outdoor wall clocks to summer BBQ recipes, this collection of articles helps you make the most of our your outdoor living space.

Whether you are a novice gardener or an expert landscaper, there are some tips, decor ideas, and fabulous inspiration to help you create your own perfectly private space for yourself or to entertain guests.

And please feel free to reach out to us if you have a particular Patio, Yard, or Garden subject that you would like to see covered.


Benefits of Native Landscaping

Why You Should Consider Native Landscaping

Native landscaping takes inspiration from the plants that are all around you and helps you create a garden that is natural, low maintenance, and hardy. Landscaping should be a thoughtful process––one that doesn’t just focus on aesthetics, but also in choosing the right plants for the environment in ways that they will also be able …

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5 Plants That Attract Mosquito-Eating Dragonflies to Your Garden

5 Plants That Attract Mosquito-Eating Dragonflies to Your Garden

Dragonflies can eat hundreds of mosquitoes every day to help keep your backyard mosquito free. Here are 5 easy-to-grow plants that attract dragonflies to your garden. There’s a joke around my neighborhood… we have two seasons – Winter and Mosquito. In order to enjoy the outdoors without constantly swatting at the little buzzers or lathering …

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How to Select the Right Address Plaque for Your Home

How to Select an Address Plaque for Your Home

Beyond the aesthetic appeal of which design to choose (and there are many designs to choose from), there are practical aspects of selecting the right address plaque that should be considered carefully. Address Plaque Size: The first practical decision is to determine how large a plaque you need.  Smaller is usually less expensive, but you …

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Sun Metal Wall Art

You Are My Sunshine – 10 of the Best Sun Metal Wall Art Pieces

As Winter Approaches, It’s Nice to Know You Can Bring the Sun Indoors With These Wonderfully Inspired Sun Metal Wall Art Pieces. The Sun is a wonderful influence on our lives.  It brightens our days – literally – and has always been symbolic for happiness.  As the seasons progress and the days get shorter, now …

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Fall Garden Decor Tips

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Planning Your Fall Garden Decor

As summer comes to a close, the proficient gardener knows that it’s time to start thinking about their autumnal garden space. When planning your fall garden decor, it’s important to keep 4 things in mind – color, structure, change, and preparation. As we say goodbye to the hot days of summer and hello to the …

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