Backyard Container Gardening for Beginners

Decorating Your Outdoor Spaces with Jaw-Dropping Containers A complete guide to container gardens Does the prospect of walking into a local garden center overwhelm you with too many options for your landscape, patio or urban garden?  Need some help creating show-stopping containers with dazzling combinations of leaves and flowers?  Or do you just wonder how your…

How to Shade a Patio with Patio Shade Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining

Shade Strategies for Decks and Patios When entertaining indoors, the weather is not a primary concern. Guests are sheltered and temperature is controlled. Outdoor entertaining poses challenges that good hosts anticipate and solve before invitations are sent out. When hosting guests during daylight hours, access to enough shade for everyone is very important to the…