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Category Archives: Summertime

If you’re looking to attract more birds to your garden, Black Eyed Susan’s are a great way to do so! They are also Maryland’s State flower!

By customizing your deck and using the materials and accessories you like, you can step right outside your backdoor and be in your own little paradise. Putting your favorite types of plants, a fountain, lighting and comfortable furniture will help you escape those hectic days and allow you some time to relax and enjoy the
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Summer is the season for outdoor entertaining. Unfortunately, this can result in excessive amounts of waste, as many hosts set out piles of Styrofoam plates, plastic cutlery, and plastic cups in order to reduce the amount of cleanup and broken glasses in the backyard. It might be convenient and easy to entertain in this way,
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Shadowboxes secured to your fence can be used to hold planters up where they get more sun, and bonus: decorative!  

Christmas lights don’t have to be stuck in December- they make festive party decorations all year long! For the perfect summery glow, string a few white Christmas lights along deck railings or around a patio. For slight variation, look for strands with larger bulbs, or with small paper lanterns covering the lights.   Another creative
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No one sets out to get sunburned, but the pleasant distractions of summer—the long, sunny days, the beckoning beach, losing track of time in the garden—all make it easy to forget that extra coat of sunscreen, or the need to take a break in the shade. Luckily, common foods in your kitchen possess sun-protection compounds
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Feeling hot? When it’s hot out, the last thing you want to do is to eat something that’s just going to make you feel more uncomfortable! Here are a few fun snacks that can help keep you cool on these HOT summer days.      Icy cold fruit! Freeze green and red grapes, blueberries, blackcurrants
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Vertical Gardening

Do you want a garden but have limited space? Is your existing garden getting trampled by the kids and pets? We love the idea of vertical gardening. Get all the benefits of a standard flower bed but with a dynamic, vertical planter!     Using pallet wood, pots or even PVC pipe, these planters can
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Happy Monday!

Here’s some beautiful backyard inspiration to start your week! We love these simple ideas that make a big impact. Backyard movie anyone? Dad would love this for #fathersday ! Pergolas are great for subtle sun coverage and to garnish with climbing plants. Flowing curtains made with outdoor fabrics can be added to your pergola for a
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