Category Archives: Yard and Backyard

Backyard Gazebo Ideas

A Gazebo somehow conjures up memories of a different time—when moonlit strolls and long conversation on summer evenings were more common. As such, these decorative, functional and often beautiful outdoor structures remain hugely popular, even in an era when "gentleman callers" have transformed into "gentleman texters." Because of their popularity, gazebos are now available for…
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Make Your Own DIY Hammock Swing

There is no better symbol of relaxation than the hammock swing. Follow our instructions on making an overhand knot hammock swing, then get a book and get lazing! Tools: Tape measure 600 feet of rope (the kind at the hardware store will do just fine). I recommend using rope that is thick enough to be sturdy but not so thick…
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Best Small Pool for a Small Yard?

With real-estate a premium even in difficult economies, many back yards today simply don't have a whole lot of space. This being said, just because you have a small backyard doesn't mean you shouldn't consider installing an in ground swimming pool. This article will discuss some of the common questions associated with this important topic.…
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Selecting Water Garden Plants

Make a splash in your water garden this year by choosing water garden plants that are visually intriguing as well as functional. When you make your selections, consider both the ornamental qualities and the practical value of each plant. A good combination will oxygenate the water, compete with algae to keep the water clear, and…
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Top 10 Lawn Grass Types

When choosing the best lawn variety, first select grasses that will thrive in your local environment and specific site conditions (sun, shade, etc.) From these choices, pick one that will best suit the needs of your whole family, including children, adults and pets. The most important factor to consider in selecting a lawn grass is…
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Paving Bricks – For Heavy Foot Traffic Area

Paving bricks can easily be misunderstood by the novice. The information that follows serves as a brief introduction, explaining what they are, how to buy them and why they make such a good building material. What Are Paving Bricks? Paving bricks are the type that is manufactured to be laid flat on the ground. They…
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How to Design Your Portable Hot tub

A portable hot tub is a great way to relax with family. They are cost effective and come in very many different shapes. Homeowners are usually spoilt for choice when choosing one. It is important to remember that these units may consume a lot of power. As a result, it is a good idea to…
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Backyard Landscape Design Ideas

You’ve spent all the time necessary to make the inside of your home a splendid place to be, and now it’s time to turn your attention to your backyard. While life inside your home is all well and good, your outdoor living spaces are the places where you’ll form some of the strongest memories you…
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Beautiful Outdoor Bathroom Designs

What is an outdoor bathroom needed for? First of all, it’s a shower where you go before swimming in the pool. Second, having a bath in the open air a spa-like experience that would blow your mind! That’s why such a bathroom is a must have in case you have enough space in your garden.…
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Amazing Terraces and Rooftops

Amazing Terraces and Rooftops photos We all dream about perfect outdoor place during the hot spring and summer days. Reading your favorite book or drinking coffee on any of this places we have choose for you would be more than perfect. Spending spring and summer time on rooftop especially If you have a apartment with…
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Terrace – Roof Garden

When you live in the city you need a roof garden If you often have to get creative with every square inch of space, small roof garden is a solution. The stress created by the people living in urban areas in recent years and our interests for roof gardens as a solution to the lack…
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