Ask the Designer: A Conversation on Outdoor Living

Ask the Designer: A Conversation on Outdoor Living

May 01, 2018

As the weather heats up, do you have some burning questions about your outdoor living project? Keep reading for answers to some common questions people have when turning their attention to the outdoors, answered by our founding landscape architect and resident outdoor living expert.

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Play It Safe: Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Play It Safe: Tips for Winterizing Your Home

February 01, 2018

This time of year it feels like the cold just keeps coming. If your climate is still reaching freezing temperatures or has the potential to freeze again this season, it's not too late to take steps to prevent winter damage to your house. Check out these great tips for winterizing your home from our friend Aimee Lyons of DIYDarlin.com.

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Easy Ways to Make your Outdoor Space Comfortable for Winter

Easy Ways to Make your Outdoor Space Comfortable for Winter

January 15, 2018

The holidays have come and gone and we find ourselves in a cold January, cuddled up with the last of the eggnog trying to ward off the post-holiday blues. With winter festivities behind us and summer so very far away, us lovers of the outdoors can't help but get the distinctive itch of cabin fever.

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Caring for Holiday Greenery - Tips & Tricks

Caring for Holiday Greenery - Tips & Tricks

December 15, 2017

While we love being able to enjoy our holiday plants for as long as possible, things tend to get a little crispy by the time Christmas actually rolls around. To help with the dilemma, we've compiled some tips and tricks to keep everything looking fresh and festive through the season.

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Fabulous Gifts Under 50 Bucks - The Holiday Gift Guide

Fabulous Gifts Under 50 Bucks - The Holiday Gift Guide

December 01, 2017

Holiday gift giving can be considered a bit of a science and an art - the science of observation and the art of anticipating the needs and desires of your recipient. We've all experienced the joy of giving a gift we know someone will love but we also know that it can be a struggle...

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Decorating for the Holidays: How to Keep Your Home and Family Safe

Decorating for the Holidays: How to Keep Your Home and Family Safe

November 15, 2017

Decorating your home for the holidays is a large part of the season’s family fun. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. If you know what to look for, you can make sure that your family and pets are not injured by damaged decorations or poisonous plants. Here’s how...

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The Season of Entertaining - Hostess Gift Guide

The Season of Entertaining - Hostess Gift Guide

November 01, 2017

We can barely believe it but, somehow, October has come and gone leaving nothing but a trail of crispy brown leaves and Halloween candy wrappers in its wake. That can only mean one thing, it's November and the holiday countdown is on! As your social calendar begins to fill with holiday-related parties and dinners, the burning question on everyone's mind is, "What should I bring?" Not to worry, this year we have some fabulous, unique gift ideas to bestow upon your favorite hostess this holiday season...

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The Outdoor Living Enthusiast's Cold-Weather Survival Guide

The Outdoor Living Enthusiast's Cold-Weather Survival Guide

October 01, 2017

Denial is futile. Believe us, we've tried. But, alas, the trees are changing color, the air is crisp, and pumpkin everything is, well, everywhere. Don't get us wrong, we love autumn just as much as the next person but, for any die-hard outdoor living and garden enthusiast such as ourselves, the sudden change in weather leaves us feeling a little... displaced. Gone are the endless summer evenings of tending to our overflowing pots and fluffing our favorite outdoor pillows...

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Got Bulbs? How To Plant in Pots the Easy Way

Got Bulbs? How To Plant in Pots the Easy Way

September 01, 2017

This time of year we always get in the mood to really bring out some super fresh spring stuff to the garden, and one way we do it is with blubs - lots and lots of pretty, springtime tulips especially and we do it the easy way - in pots! We though this article from Southern Living Magazine was just to perfect not to share. Hope you have as much fun as we did planting your perfect springtime florals this weekend.

 

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Outdoor Room 101: The Best Room in the House

Outdoor Room 101: The Best Room in the House

August 01, 2017

Do you ever wish you could have just one more room in your house? A room to retreat to. A room to relax in, to play in, to entertain in. A sanctuary room for you and your family. A soul-rejuvenating room with heart-melting ambiance. Better yet, a room that never has to be vacuumed. What is this magical room, you say? It is your very own outdoor space! With a little strategy and some love, your garden room can become the most amazing room in your house.

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Serve Chilled - The 10 Best Frozen Cocktails for Summer

Serve Chilled - The 10 Best Frozen Cocktails for Summer

July 01, 2017

Hellooo Summer! We missed you. We think. Has it always been this hot?! These sizzling days in the sunny Southwest have us daydreaming of big umbrellas and something seriously refreshing to sip on during these long summer afternoons. We've done a little sleuthing to find some of the very best in creative frozen cocktails to cool your internal temperature and make the hottest summer days a little more tolerable.

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Fear No Color

Fear No Color

June 01, 2017

Are you a slave to the neutrals? Or, perhaps, you are color curious but afraid to try something bold inside your home. Friends, we have a solution that will let you live out your wildest color dreams without turning the interior of your house into a circus: exterior colored walls. We love colored walls in the garden and we're here to tell you why.

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