All Posts in the ‘Patios’ Category

How to Make A Small Yard Into a Garden [Video]

September 8th, 2015 | By in CNE Video, Flowers, Gardening, How To Videos, Patios, Start A Garden
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This NYC-based London-born landscape architect states “It’ll never be a garden if you call it a yard.” Sometimes just changing your perspective on something in your home can create new possibilities and new opportunities. For example, one would never know Miranda Brooks’s backyard garden is in a Brooklyn brownstone not far from the crowded streets […]


25 Spectacular Backyard Fire Pits

August 11th, 2015 | By in Gallery, Patios
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There’s no more aesthetic way to ensure your backyard gets year-round use.


20 Awe-Inspiring Urban Balcony Gardens [PHOTOS]

July 21st, 2015 | By in Gallery, Gardening, Patios
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Just because you live in a city apartment doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the wonders of your own garden.


DIY Stackable Planters for a Vertical Garden

June 17th, 2015 | By in Flowers, Fruits, Gardening, How To Videos, Patios, Start A Garden, Vegetables
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Have you been longing to plant your own garden filled with your favorite fruits and vegetables? Or perhaps your favorite flowers? If the reason that’s stopping you is the fact that you just don’t have the room for it in your backyard, stackable planters are an easy and practical way to finally have that beautiful garden without actually having to take […]


25 Great Examples of a Christmas Topiary (Hedge Sculpture)

November 26th, 2014 | By in Crafts, Gallery, Gardening, Patios
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It takes a lot of chutzpah to make a Christmas topiary (see what we did there?)


Starting Your “Apartment Sized” Garden-For Beginners

March 8th, 2013 | By in Gardening, Indoor Plants, Patios, Start A Garden
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Now is the time to begin planting your seeds Living in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a garden of your own. 


How To Fix Your Garden Pathways [VIDEO]

February 4th, 2013 | By in Gardening, Home Repair, How To Videos, How To Videos, Outdoors, Patios, Patios, Remodeling, Uncategorized, Under $100, Videos
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A handy series of tips for keeping your garden pathways from snaking out of control


Intermediate D.I.Y.: Transform a metal tub into chic outdoor furniture [Video]

January 27th, 2013 | By in Crafts, Gardening, Home Decor, How To Videos, Patios, Remodeling, Under $100
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Metal tubs are inexpensive and easy to find at your local hardware store. Here is a fun project that will add to your outdoor decor. This latest D.I.Y. project is perfect for your patio, though it does require a little more effort and the use of a jigsaw and some drilling (for the legs) –but […]