Sure, the sight of deer in your yard can be nice–who doesn’t love Bambi? Yet when deer are munching on your plants, they can be a major disturbance to the peace of your landscape. Unfortunately, eastern forests and suburban areas are overpopulated with deer, and that means they’re hungrier, which is bad for the deer […]
There’s nothing like hanging out on your deck and spending quality time with friends and family. If you already have a deck, we don’t have to tell you that—you know about the benefits of having a great outdoor space. However, believe it or not, it is possible to upgrade your deck and make it even […]
Summer is coming to an end for those of us in West Chester and the rest of the Northeast. This may make you long for the Caribbean. It is possible to get that tropical resort feel in your own backyard! We recently reviewed a variety of backyard themes to enhance your landscape—all designed around a […]
Your privacy fence doesn’t have to just be a simple border to your yard. It can become a part of your home and reflect your personality. Feeling funky? Paint a wood fence yellow! Prefer a natural look with little maintenance? Wood-colored vinyl fencing might be just right for you. However, there is no need to […]
It’s often been said that people benefit from having three hobbies: one for fitness, one for making money, and one for creativity. In recent years, people have rediscovered gardening, which is one hobby that can actually do all three! As the public grows more health-conscious and eco-friendly, fresh, locally-grown vegetables from farmer’s markets and community […]
Although 2015 is well underway, it’s not too late to look at some of this year’s trends in deck design to get ideas for your next project. Whether you’re building a new deck or expanding on an existing deck, The Deck Authority has the scoop on the designs that will be sure to wow everyone on your block. Let’s explore the lastest trends from materials and structures to colors and textures!
When you imagine your dream home, with its white picket fence out front, you probably also picture yourself sipping a cup of coffee on the back deck watching the sun rise or enjoying a quiet moment as dusk falls.
After our long mini Ice Age (aka winter), spring—and then summer—are finally coming. That means you can now host an outdoor party without your guests turning into guestsicles, so there’s no reason to clean up your house. Great! No more preparation is necessary for a get together! You wish. If you’re going to entertain in your yard, you’re going to have to turn it into an awesome space that can accommodate your friends, family, and gate crashers. Here are some backyard design ideas that can help you get started.
Are you daydreaming about redesigning your yard and maybe adding a fence that will be the envy of neighbors? Now is the perfect time to revamp your yard. Homeowners everywhere are embracing their outdoor properties and turning them into functional and beautiful outdoor living spaces. So, what’s hot in the world of exterior design? There are countless fence designs that could be the perfect complement to your home, a few design classics that are here to stay, and many refreshing new ideas. These suggestions can serve as a guide in inspiring your brand new yard and its brand new fence.
Are you avoiding your backyard because you feel there is little privacy and are worried your neighbors will see every movement and hear every conversation? For many homeowners, a lack of backyard privacy is the one thing stopping them from enjoying family-time in the yard or entertaining guests on a warm summer night.