TAG: outdoor living

Hardscape Solutions: Revealing a view

February 19, 2019By
Overlooking balcony (Photo: Custom Greenscaping)

Custom Greenscaping revealed a beautiful view of a river and country club at the back of this commercial property. read more

Big Picture: Indoor living in the great outdoors

January 14, 2019By
Outdoor living area (Photo: Dry Branch Photography)

Location: Decatur, Ga. Company: Plants Creative Landscapes The homeowner wanted multiple outdoor themed rooms, connected with seamless sightlines. Bluestone, painted brick, concrete countertops and steel were used to unify the spaces. A bluestone patio connected to the home forms the main living area and features an outdoor kitchen, dining area and fireplace lounge. The recreation area off the patio offers... read more

NALP predicts top 5 landscape trends for 2018

January 26, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals released its official list of the top landscape trends for 2018. “The top 2018 landscape trends reflect an evolution of the outdoor living trend we’ve seen grow in popularity over the past few years,” said Missy Henriksen, vice president of public affairs at NALP. “Stimulated by a healthy economy, homeowners and property managers are... read more

Walpole releases new line of outdoor pavilions

February 5, 2015By

Walpole Outdoors launched its new line of outdoor pavilions at the 2015 International Builders’ Show. The outdoor pavilions are designed to provide shade and protection from weather for outdoor kitchens and living spaces, says the company. The pavilions are made from Walpole’s cellular PVC material and come available in 17 sizes ranging from 8 ft. x 8 ft. to 16... read more

ASLA survey IDs Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2013

February 19, 2013By
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WASHINGTON—American homeowners increasingly are drawn to adding outdoor rooms for entertaining and recreation on their properties, according to the 2013 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. The results also show demand for both sustainable and low-maintenance design. Landscape architects who specialize in residential design across the country were asked to rate the expected... read more

Mid Am 2013 expands into outdoor living market

October 31, 2012By
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CHICAGO—The Mid America Horticultural Trade Show (Mid Am) Board of Directors has unveiled a complete redesign of the show’s floor plan for Mid Am 2013, and plans are under way to include the underserved outdoor living market segment. These changes were prompted by direct feedback from past exhibitors and attendees. “Reports from members in the field are indicating that our... read more