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A Guide to Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

January 18th, 2023

As the vibrancy of our landscapes has now faded into the dullness of winter, there isn’t a whole lot we can do to spice up our yards right now. Lighting, howeve...

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Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

December 20th, 2022

We love seeing the many kinds of beautiful birds outside in the warmer months, but when the cold weather arrives you may notice an increase in visits from those...

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Our Four Favorite Outdoor Heating Solutions

November 17th, 2022

The unpredictability of the weather in the Midwest makes fall a tricky time to schedule outdoor gatherings. Be prepared for the unexpected with an outside event...

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Tips for Growing Herbs Indoors in Winter

October 19th, 2022

We’ve reached that time of year where we begin our final backyard cleanups and put our gardens to “bed” for the winter. However, it doesn’t have to mean the end...

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Autumn Colors

September 21st, 2022

We’re always a little sad this time of year – days get shorter, temps often drop below 50 degrees, birds begin to migrate and winter creeps in a little bit at a...

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August Backyard Guide: Late Summer to Fall Friendly

August 19th, 2022

It may seem like a stand-still month for backyard business. Your plants are full, the dog is asleep in the sun, and the neighborhood is quieter with kids back i...


Activities for the Backyard and Beyond: 2022 Heat Wave Edition

July 19th, 2022

Beating the heat is easy if you have AC, but don’t let those high temperatures keep you down (or indoors) for too long. With record-breaking highs expected to s...

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Celebrating Summer Solstice in Your Backyard

June 20th, 2022

Headed to the pool? Taking in the scent of backyard BBQ? That’s right… summer is finally here! On June 21st, the Summer Solstice, otherwise known as Midsummer, ...

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Pergola Options You Won’t Want to Live Without

May 18th, 2022

With the all the changes that have taken place over the past few years, many have decided to invest in their homes by bringing vacation living to everyday life....