Start a Fall Herb Garden

Planting an herb garden is an excellent way for beginners to develop a green thumb. Herbs are easy to grow, and many varieties take just a few weeks to fully mature from seed to harvest. Plus, you’ll save money by not having to buy fresh herbs from the grocery store. Follow below to learn how to start a fall herb garden from scratch and which … Continue reading Start a Fall Herb Garden

What Flowers to Plant in Fall

Traditional fall decorations like pumpkins, haystacks, and cornstalks are fall classics, but adding a vibrant autumn garden alongside them can accentuate your home’s festive appeal.  There’s a variety of colorful fall annuals and perennials to choose from as you get started. Each type has its advantages and drawbacks, so keep reading to learn which plants are the best choices for your garden.  Deciding Between Annuals … Continue reading What Flowers to Plant in Fall

How to Decorate Your Patio: A Guide by Patio Size

Patios come in all shapes and sizes. No matter if it’s a small or large patio, you can transform your space into a gorgeous outdoor haven that you and your family can enjoy for many years to come. All it takes is a bit of planning and creativity. Keep reading to learn more about how to transform your patio into an outdoor oasis. How to … Continue reading How to Decorate Your Patio: A Guide by Patio Size

When’s the Best Time to Buy Outdoor Furniture?

If you’re in the market for outdoor furniture, you’re probably wondering when the best time to buy is. Smart planning can help you save a lot of money when it comes to purchasing outdoor furniture. Luckily, we’re here to guide you through your buying journey by exploring all your timing options. Keep reading for our furniture-buying tips. The Best Time to Buy Outdoor Furniture Many … Continue reading When’s the Best Time to Buy Outdoor Furniture?

How to Clean Outdoor Cushions

You may not realize it, but your outdoor cushions and pillows have to withstand a lot. Direct sunlight, pouring rain, dirt and dust, wine spills, greasy sunblock splatters, and the list goes on and on. While they’re constructed out of fabric made to endure harsh outdoor conditions, your cushions are still susceptible to stains and damage — especially if they’re left out during winter or … Continue reading How to Clean Outdoor Cushions

Shopping for the Most Comfortable Patio Furniture?

Whether you’re looking to host a fun game night or an outdoor movie night, it’s important to ensure your patio furniture is comfortable for you and your guests. Otherwise, it’ll be a pain in the butt — literally! — to sit through hours of entertainment and socializing. Below we’ll take a look at the different types of comfortable patio furniture and materials, as well as go … Continue reading Shopping for the Most Comfortable Patio Furniture?

7 Tips for a Backyard Staycation

When you find yourself needing to stay home instead of traveling for the warmer months, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun! In this post, I’m sharing seven tips for a backyard staycation that will create long-lasting memories and a sense of escape. With the right patio sets, you can increase your home’s “square footage” with additional living spaces. Your backyard … Continue reading 7 Tips for a Backyard Staycation

Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Recycling

Recycling is important. We know that as adults, but how do we instill that notion into our children? If you’re looking for ways to teach your children about recycling, look at the list that we compiled below. The items on this list have been created and tested by parents and we’re happy to be the messengers who get to share these great ideas with you. … Continue reading Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Recycling

Bar Height vs. Counter Heights for Stools and Tables: What’s the Difference?

When choosing tables and stools for your outdoor oasis, it can sometimes be tricky deciding which style and heights fit your setup best. Your goals for your outdoor space will ultimately determine the style of set you choose.  In this blog, we go over the three standard heights for tables and stools, the uses for counter and bar heights, and offer a few furniture suggestions … Continue reading Bar Height vs. Counter Heights for Stools and Tables: What’s the Difference?

How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)

Americans are recycling more and more plastic every year, and that’s great! We know recycling is good for the environment, so we fill our curbside bins with everything we think can be recycled… without checking first to see if we guessed correctly. Someone else will sort it out at the recycling facility, right? Wrong. Recycling or “Wishcycling”? The practice of tossing any items in the … Continue reading How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)