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How to Make Your Outdoor Space Comfortable

April 29, 2016

I suffer from nice-weather guilt. Those of you who also live in northern climates know what I’m talking about: Our A-plus weather days are limited, so we feel guilty if we’re not outside enjoying each one. But when it’s time to unwind, an outdoor space—whether it’s a patio, a porch, or a deck—isn’t always ideal….

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7 Items to Give Your Patio Great Summer Style

April 22, 2016

When gorgeous summer weather rolls around, the patio is the place to be. Invite your friends, crank up the grill, and pour a few drinks. Does it get any better? Actually, it does. By adding a few key items to your patio, you can celebrate the summer in a space full of flair. For inspiration,…

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Did You Know We Sell … Patio Umbrellas?

April 15, 2016

A patio umbrella not only can provide much-needed shade for your outdoors fun space, it can also serve as a decorative element, providing an attractive for your lawn or patio activities. And there are a lot of options you might not know about that will make your umbrella more functional then ever. Check out these options and…

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5 Fun Family Yard Projects for Labor Day

August 28, 2015

As a homeowner, a three-day weekend represents the opportunity to tackle outdoor home-improvement projects. But that doesn’t mean you and your family have to forego fun in favor of productivity. This Labor Day Weekend, why not try combining family time with work time by involving the whole family in a series of enjoyable jobs to…

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5 Plants Anyone Can Grow

April 19, 2015

Not everyone has a green thumb, but everyone can appreciate the delight that comes from growing and nurturing a plant — whether it’s a perennial flower, a vivacious herb, or a steady succulent. But some plants don’t require the experience and skill of an expert gardener, they just need a place to grow and a…

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