Greenhouse, Start Your Winter Plants

With September comes the end of summer and the start of fall and dropping temperatures. If you are a home gardener this could mean the end of garden season until the spring, but it doesn’t have to be. By getting a greenhouse for your home, you can set yourself up with a way to continue your gardening through the winter […]

Housing Our Furry Friends in the Cold

The pressures of the weather—of the natural world—continue to show themselves to be more than a match for the comfort, security, and the safety that we relish in our homes. This year may well be no different, given a wide enough sample size, but it is certainly the most potent in the minds of most Americans. Of course, Hurricane Florence […]

Benefits of Having a Trampoline in The Backyard

If you aren’t fully convinced to try out a trampoline, perhaps this will help. Trampolining will have multiple benefits which far outweigh most of its shortcomings. I have put together a list of the leading ten reasons to use a trampoline irrespective of age. Trampolines encourage play Within the technology world, our children are more dependent upon social media, video […]

Benefits of Owning a Swingset

Prior to the times of Facebook and cell phones, it once was simple to get children outdoors and moving. My mom oftentimes had to shout to get me to come back indoors. Today, sadly, this is more challenging. Our children are getting on cell phones and iPads earlier than ever, and the days spent outdoors is in decline. However, here’s […]

What’s the Difference Between Gazebos, Pergolas and Pavilions?

In the broad world of structures outdoors, two which are constantly confused for one another are gazebos and pergolas. The difference in gazebos and pergolas is that pergolas often are attached structures that have open-lattice roofs, whereas gazebos are freestanding structures that have closed floors and roofs. Each may be an array of sizes and will serve a variety of […]

Why Amish-Built Sheds are Less Expensive But Not Cheaper

A shed is just a shed, isn’t it? It’s a little building for storing tools, lawn equipment, bikes, and random things that don’t fit in your house. And it sits in your backyard where no one see it. So where’s the best place to find the shed you need? A short drive away at the nearest home improvement warehouse. You […]

Storage Shed Designs

There are many things to consider when purchasing a new shed. What size shed will meet your needs? What siding would you like to use? What options to add? What storage shed design works best for you? You can choose from several different siding materials, including, Vinyl, SmartSide, Duratemp, Pine Board & Batten, Smart Lap, Pine Lap, Cedar Lap, and […]