16 Fresh, Fun, and Creative Patio Planter Ideas


While gardening directly in the earth is the most natural, holistic method for utilizing your green thumb and raising flowers and plants, sometimes you want to grow your garden even closer to home. Enter the patio planter: a container garden designed to flourish right on your patio or deck. We know that there are a […]

10 Patio Privacy Ideas To Keep Your Neighbors Guessing


If you are fortunate enough to have a patio to relax on, you can understand why it is so important to have some privacy as well. We use our patios as a personal escape from the worries of the world around us. Whether laying out in the sun, sitting by a fire, cooking a couple “dogs” […]

Spectacular Outdoor Kitchens For Your Patio And Beyond


One of the greatest opportunities granted by having a nice large patio is having the space to mount many of the luxuries of the indoors in the wide-open world of your backyard. One of the greatest luxuries normally kept inside is the venerable kitchen. This room is often the center of a household, even more than […]

15 Patio Fireplaces Perfect for Cookouts and Bonfires


There’s just something so cozy about a fireplace, and so classy. So why wouldn’t you want to put one in your backyard? They can double easily as secondary cooking ovens, are sturdier than firepits, and are easy to keep lit, even in the rain. While the smoke from firepits often ends up blowing back into […]

25 Backyard Patio Furniture Ideas You’ll Want to Soak Up the Sun In


In order to really enjoy all the hard work you’ve put into designing, planting, and maintaining your garden, you’re going to need a nice, comfortable spot to sit on. Whether your patio is large or small, right next to the home or in the middle of your garden wonderland, there are hundreds of options to […]

20 Stunning Backyard Patio Deck Ideas


We wanted to explore the varied and interesting corners of the world of patio decks, bringing back the best examples we could find to share with you. We discovered a few neat things. First, the configurations and layouts of decks are nearly limitless. The size and shape are just as often entirely unmoored, metaphorically, from […]