Amie Petersen Patios, 2018-09-15 09:40:23. Patio ideas that are nicely planned and created needs to be uncomplicated, easy care spaces. Elevated flower beds and landscapes bordering a patio full of hearty plants can create points of interest. Purchase a drip irrigation system that is run by an automatic timer without concern yourself with watering.
Deana Mcgowan Patios, 2018-11-01 03:07:35. Patio ideas can be alluring not to mention functional. You might want to construct a patio design with old world influences. Have a look at \"tumbled\" bricks that are not really antique but have been treated to seem aged. Texturing surfaces and utilizing unique colors also can help blend the existing with the new.
Noelle Walters Patios, 2018-09-22 01:50:49. Patios can be made from many different types of materials. Increasingly popular is cast concrete. When polished this leaves a super-smooth surface that maintains its heat in the colder evening periods and allows the owner to walk about in bare feet in comfort. This concrete can be stained to match any color choice and this permeates the entire thickness of the concrete and so never wears out.
Aurelia Copeland Porch, 2018-11-03 02:36:34. The pots look very smart with her black wrought iron furniture and black fire pit. So instead of noticing the pots, your eyes are drawn to the beautiful flowers she planted: zinnias, wave petunias, marigolds, dahlias and trailing vincas. Would work equally well with container vegetables like tomatoes, cucumbers and zucchinis. You could paint your pots any color you like.
Aurelia Copeland Patios, 2018-11-05 01:57:49. Some more cool ideas for your summer patio include incorporating a fountain or waterfall with your patio design. The sound of running water is always very relaxing and this type of addition to a patio is sure to take it to the next level. In addition to adding that feeling of tranquility, a fountain or waterfall will add value to your home's price when you decide to sell.
Lucy Thornton Porch, 2018-11-03 02:36:36. Do not forget your front porch! Your porch has existing space and with the right front porch ideas you can transform it easily into an outdoor living area.
Hope Vance Porch, 2018-10-31 02:52:41. Ideas can come from anywhere. A simple internet search for porches will turn up more inspiration than you will know what to do with. Other great places to get ideas are the home construction and design sections of your local bookstores and libraries. Magazines can also provide a wealth of material. You might also just go for a drive and see what other people are doing with their porches.
Sylvia Anderson Patios, 2018-11-01 03:07:45. As these solutions involve some complicated construction techniques, it is wise to consult with an experienced contractor who can advise on the various codes and regulations that will need to be met. Also, as these are raised platforms, structural issues must be taken in account. You do not want your deck or patio falling down.
Deana Mcgowan Patios, 2018-11-01 03:07:35. 4) Add night bloomers. There are night-blooming plants that can be surprisingly effective for a nighttime garden. Many vines like moonflower bloom only at night, and the smell of honeysuckle in the evening is divine. Also consider plants that may not look amazing, but smell amazing. Sticking some herbs in between flagstones can be effective -- as people walk on them, the smell is delicious.
Aurelia Randall Porch, 2018-11-05 01:58:32. Use furniture placement to create a special privacy area for reading or dining. An outdoor rug can be used to define a space also, whether it be a conversation area or bistro table and chairs for two.
Michelle Bright Porch, 2018-11-02 02:40:58. The purpose for which you want to use the porch will also affect your ideas. If you want this to be a space where you can sit and enjoy the sunshine, then you may want to look for an open design. If you want to have it as a protection for the entrance to your home, you may want to consider having closet space inside so that it serves as a mudroom.
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