Today’s landscaping trends focus more and more on sustainability, which is a good thing. Most people think of using native plant materials when it comes to sustainability, which is not a bad way to go as the majority of native plant materials are drought tolerant and require low maintenance. But, there is much more to creating a sustainable garden.
Welcome spring! Some say there is nothing new under the sun, but this season, the sun is shining brightly to reveal fresh new color schemes, luxurious new fabrics and some cool, new silhouettes that will certainly increase the comfort levels and designs quotient of outdoor living spaces for spring 2015.
Warehouse 2120’s Colonial chair and side table have classic designs with a decided twist that is sure to add charm and conversation to outdoor or indoor spaces. Made from recycled Bali fishing boats, the collection pops with vibrant colors that have been weathered by time and nature. Buy the set at Keys Boat Furniture on Big Pine Key. Visit Warehouse2120.com for more from the collection.
I’ve created a beautiful outdoor living room, but it lacks intimacy. What can I do to make it feel more inviting?
Lighting provided by tabletop or freestanding portable LED lights, gel or ethanol-fueled lanterns or gas fire bowls and pits adds a soft ambience and allows creative flexibility without the need for an electrician. Also, consider outdoor rugs, a water fountain or other décor items that can help blend the indoor and outdoor experiences.