Foundations of Outdoor Living

Foundations of Outdoor Living

Transforming Your Backyard to a Relaxation Hub

Just completed constructing your lawn and lawn? Changed up your backyard for the umpteenth time this year? Running out of ideas on how to use the space in your backyard?

Whatever it is, don’t worry. We get it!

Your lawn doesn’t need to be only an area loaded with yard beds and plots. It doesn’t even have to be varieties of potted plants and flowers. Yes, you heard us right.

In fact, you can spruce up your garden into anything you want it to be!

First, we help you by choosing what kind of area you want your yard to be. Then, we help you out on particular equipment and materials you need to get for your outdoor space.

Whatever you want your lawn to look like, we got your back. We will give you everything you need to remodel your yard!

You’ll get a lineup of the basics of outdoor living, right from the best florists and gardeners. Turn your lawn and area into your very own relaxation hub!

Interested in getting a formal class on gardening? Want to get accredited as an expert on everything in the field? Check these professional bodies and schools in gardening and floristry:
the American Institute of Floral Designers of the AIFD (www.aifd.org).
the National Gardening Organization (www.garden.org).
the American Floral Endowment (www.endowment.org).
the American Horticultural Society (www.ahsgardening.org).

You can also look at other schools offering tracks on floristry and horticulture.

Figuring out the Backyard’s Function.

Your lawn is an excellent place for you and your family to rest and relax.

You can throw barbeque cookouts in the summer. You could install playpens or playgrounds for your kids and pets to frolic in. You can have soothing lounges and seats by a warm fire in the winter. We mean it – whatever you want!

Have a small yard? No problem!

No matter how large or cramped your backyard may be, there are loads of ways you can revamp your lawn. Change your lawn into the perfect area for some R&R, gatherings, and playtime.

Summer BBQ Parties.

Are you fond of organizing cookouts for reunions with friends and distant relatives? Is cooking meat and barbeques a pastime for you and your household? Whatever the case, you can definitely revamp your backyard for that!

Transform your lawn into the best place to hold summer BBQ parties!

Intimate Candlelit Dinners.

Are you a hopeless romantic at heart? Do you like having intimate dinners under the starlit skies with a home cooked dish and soft, warm lighting?

Your yard is the perfect place for it!

Whether it’s for you and your spouse’s wedding anniversary, or a day to get some time together, we got you.

With the perfect set of chairs and tables, you’ll have the best dinner setting for a romantic date – all without needing to go out!

Warm Fires in the Cold Winter.

Fond of soaking up the outdoor breeze at any chance you get? Invest in a fireplace!

If you don’t have the funds for it, set a dedicated area to light a flame to prevent you from freezing over. You could even put up logs to serve as seats around the fire.

Thinking of having family movie nights? Set up a secured area with pillows, blankets and cushions and a screen. Enjoy chill movie nights in the icy winter breeze!

Rest and Leisure.

Do you love relaxing with the cool breeze in your backyard? Do you love taking in the warm rays of the sun? You got it!

Remodel your lawn to be the perfect spot for rest and relaxation after a long, tiring week. All you need is a cozy chair, some great cover for sunny days, and small tables for your book or steaming mug of coffee.

Make the perfect space to ease away your troubles and stress – right in your own yard!

Playgrounds and Play Pens.

Do you have kids crawling and walking all over the house? Do you have pets running circles in your lawn?

Or worse – both? Don’t panic, we’re here to help!

Renovate your lawn into a personalized playpen. Put up a swing set, a slide or a sandbox with toys – or all of it, whatever floats your boat. You could even get your kids to help you put together a tree house with you for more fun!

Whatever you choose to put in, it will be awesome for your kids and dogs to play in. They’ll even get to indulge in the warm afternoon sun.

You’ll get to create an incredible dream playground right in your lot!

Picking Your Garden Furniture.

No matter what you want your yard to be, there are a handful of things you should have to start off the process.

Here is a rundown of things you can have to make your yard cozier, comfortable. With these basics, your home will be a lot more like your own hub out of the busy streets and commotion of the city.

  • Lighting.
  • Grills (Gas & Charcoal).
  • Benches, Chairs and Seating.
  • Fencing & Hedges.
  • Decking.
  • Porches.
  • Heaters.

Basic Ways You Can Transform Your Lawn.

You’ve decided on what you want to see when you walk out into your lawn. You’ve also chosen what things you would like to install and place in your lawn and patio.

What’s next?

We’ve found that a lot of people usually find it helpful to have a reference to create their layout and designs from. Now we’ll start you off with several basic designs for your lawn.

Photo by Shaun Montero