4353 Outdoors Stories
6 Ways to Help Your Dog and Landscape Play Nicely Together
Keep your prized plantings intact and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian
Pavers for the Perfect Patio and Path
Plant a Pocket Garden
Porch Life: 11 Inspirational Small Porches
Smart Landscaping Slices Energy Bills
Reduce heating, cooling and water costs beautifully with these ecofriendly strategies for landscape design
"below.More:Outdoor Design: Save That Tree!Landscape Tour: Two Rural Acres in MaineSteeply... to warm outdoor and indoor spaces, reducing home heating costs.As you may have guessed... features and outdoor kitchens close to the home, where the heat can permeate or serve as... make the outdoor space usable in colder months. Of course, trees can provide the same... to an outdoor garden space. In warmer climates, it may be wise to place fire features..."
10 Inground Pools That Go Above and Beyond
An architect explains the structural elements of these modern visions, but feel free to just ooh and ah
"with the outdoor lap pool seen here. Warm days invite a dip outdoors, while chilly days... ideabook on outdoor pools be without a zero-edge infinity pool? As the architects describe... Sometimes an outdoor pool is an extension of an indoor pool — not literally, in terms of... both the outdoor and indoor spaces of the house is extraordinary. It's hard to think... of the outdoor space, but also an impediment. The stepping stones deal with the latter..."
Guest Picks: 20 Products to Pretty Up Your Front Porch
"hold your outdoor umbrella. I love the modern simplicity of this outdoor wall light.... with this outdoor pillow. I like that it's pretty enough to use inside but durable enough... this outdoor LED pendant light. It's simple and transitional enough to work with... Updating your outdoor lighting is one of the best ways to increase curb appeal, and this... this outdoor pendant is sure to make a statement. I love the intricate design, and the..."
Guest Picks: Glam Up Your Camping
"Refreshing Outdoor Shower Have your morning coffee in style with these B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L... serious outdoor chef: Portable kitchens don't get fancier than this! I can't vouch... great outdoors! This is for those backyard camping expeditions! If you can't find... great outdoor kit. Goodbye gas canisters, this little beauty uses solid natural fuel... for the outdoor, hardcore chef. A VW Camper Van is the ultimate "home away from home"..."
Houzz Tour: Rooftop Garden and Fun Living Spaces for 5
"another outdoor kitchen. Flooring: Rhomboid SaxRug: The Rug Company, "Cowhide Morocco"Sofa... complete outdoor kitchen was installed next to the fireplace. Since the weather in this... ideal for outdoor entertaining almost all of the year, the clients wanted a space where... their outdoor space. The rooftop is divided into two areas, with an indoor lounge... into an outdoor play area for the kids. The master bathroom's long and narrow design..."
Rocking Chairs Roll Onto Porches
"Pindler's outdoor collection. LKM Design embraced red as the accent color for this w... landscaped outdoor spaces. The architect notes that the wicker rockers give a "comfortable... to the outdoor space. The deck of this carriage house by dement harris | design is... table. An outdoor ceiling fan and an abundance of potted plants make this a cool place..."
3 Fuss-Free Ways to Garden
"around an outdoor firepit. For a splash of color, the landscape architect planted a beautiful... stark outdoor area. As much as we all love the idealized American vision of a k... fill an outdoor space, and if you plant sturdy perennials, you won't have to do much... garden and outdoor products..."
Houzz Tour: A Tale of Two Pool Houses
"property. An outdoor shower offers a second spot for rinsing off after a swim. An covered... covered outdoor gathering spot is a great place to lounge after a swim. The stone on... They add outdoor wings that do not overwhelm the scale of the building. A triangular... continues outdoors to the patios. "We wanted to really make the connection between inside..."
Postage Stamp Garden Delivers in Boston
A designer conquers an urban challenge with a private, green, modern space that honors New England tradition
Give Your Small Garden Some Room
Make your small garden feel more like a room in your home with these time-proven ideas for landscape design
Landscapes Make a Privacy Statement
Between a fortress and a wide open space lies the sweet spot for just the right amount of privacy in your exterior spaces