Tag Archive | patio

Creating Privacy on Decks and Patios

Build a private haven in your outdoor space with plants, fences or even artwork. A small porch becomes a private party space with this imaginative makeover by landscape designer Jamie Durie, who created “pocket gardens” around the perimeter to create a living wall. The grasses and trailing plants in the planting pockets are non-fussy plants […]

Budget-Friendly Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Eclectic Patio The combination of new materials with architectural salvage and garage-sale finds creates this truly one-of-a-kind and low-cost patio. The tree-covered area right outside the walkout basement serves as the patio site. The homeowner built a retaining wall and used crushed-limestone fill to level the steeply sloped space. Fire Pit The homeowner built his […]

Home Improvement to Sell

Potential buyers nowadays want to get as much as possible for their money and are on the look out for extra essentials such as a pool, balcony, large patio and gardens. They’re looking for something that will give them a lifestyle at appreciative price. This is such a buyer’s market that if your home has […]