Celebrating Earth Day

When asked to write about Earth Day, I was excited to learn what POLYWOOD is currently doing sustainability-wise, but I also wanted to get involved in creating more change. There are many ways in which we can make a difference, even with just small changes, but first let’s look at how Earth Day began. In 1969, the damage done by a massive oil spill in … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day

Your Guide to Winter Garden Preparation for Spring

While winter may not be the best time to start gardening, it’s an excellent opportunity to prepare for it. Like most things in life, you need to put in the work to get what you want — although it would be amazing to snap your fingers and have a flourishing garden full of veggies, herbs, and flowers! Read our guide below for helpful tips on … Continue reading Your Guide to Winter Garden Preparation for Spring

11 Ways to Enjoy Your Patio During the Winter

Patios are synonymous with the warmer months, but by adding a few design elements and fun items into the mix, you can enjoy your outdoor space year-round. Here are 11 winter patio ideas to help you make the most of your outdoor space on those chilly days. 1. Bring the Heat It’s the most obvious idea on the list, but it’s also the most important … Continue reading 11 Ways to Enjoy Your Patio During the Winter

Ideas for Elevating Your Outdoor Space

When it comes to home renovations, many people overlook their backyard. The thing is, outdoor space renovations can have just as much of an impact as an interior makeover. With time and the right resources, you can transform your outdoor area into a luxurious oasis you’ll love for many years to come. Whether you’re working with an empty space or an existing area, these ideas … Continue reading Ideas for Elevating Your Outdoor Space

Planning to Plant Trees This Year

If you’re looking to improve your backyard in the new year, you should consider planting the right trees to create an outdoor oasis. Your yard will look more beautiful than ever and it may even help get your kids to go and play outside more. Planting trees takes a bit of time and effort, but it’s worth it in the end. If your schedule is … Continue reading Planning to Plant Trees This Year

Ways to Stay Healthy at Home During Winter

Winter is often synonymous with packing on a few extra pounds and catching a case of the sniffles. Adding in a global pandemic combined with stay-at-home orders, and you’re looking at a winter that’s even trickier to navigate from a health perspective. With that being said, you can still modify aspects of your daily routine to stay active and healthy during the colder months. If … Continue reading Ways to Stay Healthy at Home During Winter

Winter Reading List (from POLYWOOD Employees!)

There are always those cold, blustery winter days made for sweatpants, warm blankets, and a piping-hot cup of tea or coffee. Spending more time indoors by the fireplace is the perfect excuse to cozy up with a good book in your favorite chair and indulge in some much-needed “me time.” To help you find the perfect book for your newfound downtime, the POLYWOOD team is … Continue reading Winter Reading List (from POLYWOOD Employees!)

Decompression Tips for Busy Days

Lives are changing in unexpected ways and you’re adapting to your “new normal” lifestyle as best as you can. You’re mostly likely telecommuting, the kids are learning through Zoom, and the weekend movie nights you look forward to are now few and far between. When you’re balancing being a parent, homeschool teacher, and career-driven worker, things can get stressful pretty quickly. To cope with this … Continue reading Decompression Tips for Busy Days

Choosing Wine for Holiday Meals

The holiday season is one of the best opportunities to spend quality time with your family and enjoy indulgent meals together. Plus, you might have some time off from your busy work schedule to get in the kitchen and whip up a recipe you’ve always wanted to try. Do you know what makes holiday feasts even better? Wine! Keep reading to learn more about the … Continue reading Choosing Wine for Holiday Meals

The Complete Guide to Designing a Patio

Perhaps you’ve laid down a brand-new foundation, or your patio has been sitting unused for a while now and needs a refresh. Whatever the case may be, designing a patio takes a lot of time and planning. It can be tough to know where to start. In this guide, we break down how you can create a beautiful outdoor oasis — one step at a … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Designing a Patio