backyard

Plan on Entertaining Outdoors This Summer? Here’s What You Need to Do It Right

Warmer weather entices people outside, and let’s face it, wide open spaces can provide more room to move around and reduce the potential for damage to your home’s interior. However, to truly provide an outstanding outdoor entertaining experience, you’ll need to create a fun and inviting environment,…

Exclusive! HGTV/DIY Host Matt Blashaw’s Outdoor Lighting Tips and Tricks

You’re probably ready to start relaxing and entertaining outdoors during the day and at night. For the latter, you’ll need strategically placed lighting for safety reasons. But there’s no reason why your lighting can’t be both functional and stylish. TV host, landscape expert and realtor Matt Blasha…

12 Ideas for Your Best Backyard Entertaining

So, you have a few months of summer left. You have a backyard or patio or deck that’s begging for some activity. And you have friends! It’s about time you had a gathering to celebrate all of these things. At-home entertaining can seem a bit daunting, but with just…

7 Ways to Make Your Yard More Private

Image: Decoist Privacy. The most coveted item on all backyard wish lists. Because no matter how fabulous your balcony or how inviting your chimenea, all of the summertime magic comes to a screeching halt when you feel like you’re on display. These 7 yard privacy ideas —stacked…