Colors Make A Difference On Decks And Porches

Colors Make A Difference On Decks And Porches – Are you looking to make a statement with your wooden deck or porch? Do you want to enhance the color scheme or architectural charm of your home’s exterior? The following deck ideas will help to get you started.

Finish your patios, decks, porches or planters with colors to lend a bold charm to surfaces. For example, perk up your deck planters using this season’s hottest tropical hues. For maximum impact, select a hue from your planter’s color palette and fill the container generously with overflowing blooms.

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Outdoor Wall Fountains

The outdoor wall fountains give beauty to the setting which is the most obvious benefit that it could give. It is responsible for giving dramatic and romantic ambiance particularly if it is a great background in the garden. And, if the garden is a renovated one or even it is a transformed wall fountain, it would seem like you have got a real waterfall in the garden.

The outdoor wall fountains also have benefits to the animals. They attract some animals in the garden most especially the birds. Birds are into it and they come for the water. With that, it adds attraction to a scenic surrounding just like the things we see in paradise.

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How to Keep Pests From Destroying Your Wood Deck

Wood is the original decking material, and it looks great. However, it requires a lot of work to maintain. Since it’s made of a natural, biodegradable material, making it last requires a constant battle with nature.

One of your biggest battles will be with water damage. Water rots away wood eventually if it isn’t sealed regularly. However, there is an enemy that can make short work of your deck if they’re ignored: pests. Continue Reading

Prairie Garden Styles

Prairie Garden Styles – Prairie’ or ‘New European’ garden styles are amongst the most exciting developments of the last decade and very much in vogue. Easy to grow low maintenance prairie grasses and plants are among natures most spectacular creations, producing drifts of waist-high fronds stippled with blooms of brilliant yellow, flaming crimson and soft lavender.

Because of their extensive sophisticated root systems, prairie plants and grasses can be the answer to those problem spots in the garden, particularly where the soil is shallow poor or dry. Once established, they require little attention.

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