Nothing makes a backyard more fun during the warm summer months than an aesthetically pleasing pergola. However, once the colder months begin to set in, you’re probably going to be spending a lot less time out on that pergola. This doesn’t mean you should just leave it out there for the harsh elements of winter to do their thing, though. Instead, you should take the necessary precautions to make sure …Read More
Dogs make wonderful pets and additions to a family. They are loyal, smart, and form emotional bonds with kids that teach responsibility and empathy. However, they can also be a big headache if you don’t learn how to control them and keep them within your yard. Some people find their dogs are escape artists that find ways to get out of the yard, regardless of what they do. This can …Read More
When we build a home we expect it to last a long time, provide shelter, and give our families a place to grow up safely. With the summer in full bloom, kids will play outside more and enjoy the sun and fresh air. Here are a few tips to keep your home as safe on the outside as it is on the inside.
A vinyl fence is beautiful on its own, but there are a variety of ways in which you can incorporate your fenceline into your landscaping. Here is a look at some create ways to landscape the area along your vinyl fence.
Have you ever been to a wedding reception held in someone’s back yard? Did you find yourself envying the elegant landscaping, the ease of the design, the beautifully trimmed shrubberies and photo-ready hardscaping? Well, there are a few things you can do to make YOUR yard the hosting hub that you’ve always dreamed of. Having a beautiful yard is like having a great joke; you want to share it with …Read More
You may think that your yard isn’t the type that can accommodate a garden. Maybe the soil is rocky and leached of nutrition, maybe there are pests, and encroaching weeds. Maybe a garden seems like too much of an undertaking, or you worry about the technicalities of irrigation.
Now that summer is in full swing, it’s time to scrub up the old grill and have some friends over. Here are some ideas for making a memorable backyard barbecue party that your friends and neighbors will love.
You love your dog, but you hate when he gets out of the yard. He might go wandering around the neighborhood, harassing other dogs, animals, and children. And he might get lost!
Let us paint a picture for you: a cool summer night breeze flows over your bare feet, carelessly dangling out of a hammock. Your family is gathered together outside on benches and chairs, eating snacks and having drinks after dinner while crickets serenade you in the background.
Do you have a pool? Well then, whether or not you have kids, enacting some safety measures is a must. Drowning is the greatest cause of accidental death in children under 5 years old in the U.S. You can take smart steps to avoid dangers that friends, family, and neighborhood kids could encounter.