Polly Vaughan Backyard August 12th, 2018
Gazing globes- Here's another unique idea that's been around a while but is really making a comeback since the Victorian period when they were so popular. There are many different colors and sizes of gazing globes. Some come with their...
Nancy Higgins Backyard August 08th, 2018
The most common yard accessories cater to birds and include the bird feeder, bird house and bird bath. The reason they are so popular is because they attract birds to the yard and give them an incentive to stay a...
Tammy Leach Backyard August 08th, 2018
Feeders were our main focus on how to initially draw the birds into the yard, after all, a birds gotta eat right? We learned that different birds have different eating habits as well. Robins prefer open areas to feed, where...
Teri Fitzpatrick Backyard August 08th, 2018
A backyard sundial not only makes a unique conversation piece, it's also functional. When installed correctly, sundials keep quite accurate time. While horizontal sundials are the most common, there are also vertical sundials that can be hung on a wall....
Monica Randall Backyard August 07th, 2018
You could even take things a step further and match the decking material you choose with the flooring of the patio space. For instance, maybe you are fond of mahogany colored wood. You can check with some of the local...
Clara Adams Backyard August 07th, 2018
Finally, place your feeders in a spot that other animals, like squirrels and raccoons, can't get to. Place the feeders on tall shepherd's hooks or posts with baffles on them so the animals can't climb up to the feeders....
Mattie Martin Backyard August 07th, 2018
Rain chains, called "kusari doi" in their native Japan, make beautiful and practical backyard decor. Although rain chains have been used for centuries in Japan to gather water, these days in the west they're used primarily for draining water from...
Amalia Giles Backyard August 07th, 2018
Some people embrace utilizing objects in their decorating. Stepping stones scattered throughout the lawn or garden accent well with the natural surroundings. Some people like stones that replicate paw prints, while others are stamped or carved with an inspirational quote....