Outdoor Showers

Outdoor shower design ideas

Whether you are poolside or beachside, outdoor showers are a great addition to your garden.  If you are contemplating installing an outdoor shower at your home, here are some design elements to consider when making your plans. Image via Trendspanarna Design Elements for an Outdoor Shower: Plumbing – You will need to connect a water […]

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Outdoor Styling

Celebrate spring and decorate your outdoor living room with colourful lanterns, hanging birdcages and cushions.  Decorative elements can really make a statement in a house and garden and add the finishing touches to your outdoor living room.  Have fun, relax and enjoy your new outdoor room.   1.  Outdoor image from Bed Bath N’Table. 2  Verona water […]

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Outdoor Entertaining

To celebrate spring give your outdoor patio a stylish makeover.  With the warmer weather on its way we love preparing our outdoor rooms for alfresco dining and living. 1.  Palmetto all-weather wicker round pedastal dining table from Pottery Barn. 2.  Crystal bracelet napkin ring from Pottery Barn. 3.  Beaded outdoor dinnerware from Pottery Barn. 4. […]

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Planning a country style vegetable garden

When planning your vegetable garden look for a sunny spot in your backyard.  You can buy many vegetable garden kits from your local hardware store, or build a raised vegetable garden with sleepers, quality soil and some pea straw mulch over your soil to keep the weeds out and the moisture in.   Most plant […]

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Vertical Gardens

Transform any wall both inside and out with a vertical garden.  Plant, herbs, flowers or any plant you like and watch as they grow and transform your wall.  A vertical garden is a contemporary look that will soften a wall and provide a lush garden feel for your patio or small space. These Green Wall […]

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Garden Gazebo

spring time gazebo

Now that the weather’s warming up, it’s a perfect time to get out into the garden.  Setting up a garden gazebo is a great way to make use of your garden in the spring/summer season.  There are some great temporary gazebos available.  Add a comfy chair and a good book or magazine and you’re set. […]

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Patio Gardening

Its nearly time to spruce up your patio for spring, whether you are looking for some patio inspiration or some ideas to update your outdoor living space, you can’t go wrong with an english box plant and a white hydrangea, or add a little bit of charm with a geranium which will live happily through the warmer months. […]

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