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CB2 and The Novogratz - CB2 Sawyer Chair
Love Adirondack chairs but a bit weary of the same look, year after year? CB2 turned to Slate Design's Mark Daniel to come up with a new take on the Adirondack, using eco-friendly materials, specifically eucalyptus wood.

Butterfly Chair - CB2 Mariposa Outdoor Butterfly Chair
The outdoor Mariposa has a steel tube frame with a rust-resistant black powdercoat finish that folds for easy storage. The indoor leather Butterfly does not fold and its frame is a heavier tubular iron that has been antiqued with a light zinc finish. The outdoor Butterfly Chair measures 36 inches w x 31 inches d x 34.75 inches h and has a 16-inch-high seat.

Best Patio Chairs for 2012 - Outdoor Chairs Top Picks 2012
Is this the year to get serious about buying attractive outdoor seating for your outdoor living space. Since you'll be spending more time outdoors, you might as well be comfortable, and look good sitting in a finely crafted chair, loveseat, lounger, bench or rocker. Check out our picks for the top garden seats for 2012.

How to Cool Down Your House and Yard
Fed up with the heat? Instead of giving up, get smart with DIY projects, retrofits and common sense that will keep your outdoor living spaces cooler, more liveable and energy efficient.

Water-Saving Tips for Swimming Pools & Spas
There's a big source of water consumption in your backyard: it's called a swimming pool. While the World Water Council is not asking you to replace that big pit with a vegetable garden, there are several ways you can practice water conservation with your pool or spa. Get water smart by learning more about your pool or spa and the preventative steps you can take and repairs you can make to help conserve water.

7 Common Mistakes When Designing an Outdoor Room
You're excited to decorate your outdoor room, but don't know where to start. We're going to help you, with seven mistakes to avoid while decorating outside.

Plants for Paths - 17 Perfect Pathside Plants
Not sure what type of ground cover to plant between pavers or along a pathway? Check out our list of the top pathway plants for a variety of low-growing beauties.

Plants for Paths - 17 Perfect Pathside Plants
Not sure what type of ground cover to plant between pavers or along a pathway? Check out our list of the top pathway plants for a variety of low-growing beauties.

Dwell on Design 2014
The 2014 Dwell on Design exhibition and conference in Los Angeles featured several innovative designs in outdoor living products. Check out our slideshow.

Sunbrella Fabrics - Dwell on Design 2014
Among the exhibitors at the 2014 Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles was Sunbrella, a brand known for its outdoor fabrics.

Spark Modern Fires - Dwell on Design Highlights 2014
Spark Modern Fires and the Cube outdoor fireplace were among the outdoor living products featured at the Dwell on Design 2014 show in LA.

Airstream - Dwell on Design 2014
Airstream travel trailers returned to LA and Dwell on Design 2014 to show visitors the versatility of its streamlined, iconic designs.

Bend - Dwell on Design Highlights 2014
Bend Goods, designers and manufacturers of patio furniture and outdoor lighting, was one of many exhibitors at the 2014 Dwell on Design show in LA.

EasyTurf
Among the exhibitors at the 2014 Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles was Easyturf, manufacturer of artificial grass and lawn alternatives.

Exaco Trading Co. - Dwell on Design Outdoor Highlights 2014
Exaco Trading's high-end greenhouses were part of the outdoor products on display at the 2014 Dwell on Design show in LA.

Loll Designs - Dwell on Design 2014
Loll Designs' outdoor furniture, including its Lollygagger lounge chair, were among the outdoor living products at the 2014 Dwell on Design show in LA.

Mod Mailbox - Outdoor Highlights From Dwell on Design 2014
This sleek and modern mailbox, the Letter Drop, was designed by Elevate Architecture and introduced at Dwell on Design in LA.

MAAX Spas - Outdoor Highlights from Dwell on Design 2014
MAAX Spas was among the outdoor living products on display at the 2014 Dwell on Design conference in Los Angeles.

Potted Succulent Planter - Dwell on Design 2014
LA's Potted store returned to Dwell on Design for 2014 with more unique succulent container arrangements.

Dwell on Design: Highlights Through the Years
Join us as we take a look back at Los Angeles' annual Dwell on Design exhibit, including highlights from Dwell Outdoors.

Pool & Patio Glossary
What exactly is an algaecide? How can I tell the difference between a patio and a deck or terrace? Learn pool-, hot tub-, and spa-related terms, along with everything related to patios, verandas, gazebos and more. Two separate glossaries help you locate that word or term relating to pools, patios and outdoor living.

Fall Outdoor Decorating Ideas
Fall is often cited as the favorite season for people to decorate outdoors. The change of seasons - leaves, pumpkins and Halloween - inspire DIYers to hang wreaths on doors, pumpkins on porches and patios, and spooky decor in their front and back yards. Autumn ideas and inspiration await!

Summer Outside Decorating Ideas
Summer is the season for decorating outside in your backyard and on your porch, balcony and other outdoor living spaces. Summer barbecues, graduations, weddings, father's day, Fourth of July, pool parties or

Building a Deck
Decks are a beautiful and profitable addition to a home. Are you prepared to do it yourself or do you think you'll hire a contractor? Either way, you'll need to do some research to determine location, size, design, pattern, and the type of wood or composite decking you favor. Railing and stairs? Built-in seating or planters? What will you use your deck for?

Deck Repair, Maintenance, Additions & More for the Do-It-Yourselfer
Cleaning and maintaining your deck and making minor repairs are easy tasks for the beginning do-it-yourselfer. Find out how to pick the right products and equipment, along with finding and following the clearest instructions for repairs and additions. You'll be a pro in no time.

Opening & Closing Your Pool for the Season
When warm weather approaches, it's time to think about opening your swimming pool for the season. Learn about removing covers, debris, pumping-off standing water, draining the pool and more before you can splash around to your heart's content. And...at the end of pool season, you'll need to know how to carefully close your pool.

Small Space Step-By-Steps: DIY Projects Big on Ideas & Appeal
Your space may be limited, but not your ideas. Follow these step-by-steps and how-to's to get what you want, make it fit and feel good about your efforts. Your outdoor living space can be a place to retreat or entertain friends and family. Here's how.

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act
Learn about the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act, anti-entrapment drain covers, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines and more issues surrounding this controversial pool safety act.

Hidden Dangers - Pool Parasites, Diseases and Waterborne Illnesses
Your pool area may be safe, but the water inside the pool is not resistant to parasites and other disease-carrying germs, even in chlorine. Learn how to make your pool water safe and clean and guard against recreational water illnesses (RWI's).

Cleaning: Pool & Spa Chemicals & Test Kits
With so many chemicals and pool test kits out there, how do you know which ones you should use? And how much? What about checking levels? Learn what's what and the right way to test and handle pool and spa chemicals.

Winter Outside Decorating Ideas
Fall outside decor can transition seamlessly into winter holiday decorations: wreaths, outdoor trees, lights, pathway markers and lawn characters. Poinsettias can be part of the porch and patio landscape in attractive containers or mixed with other plants. Enjoy DIY how-to's and pictures of Christmas and other winter holiday decorating ideas.

Brick Patios & Paving
Brick is a traditional hardscaping material, especially for patio floors. While the basic shape and composition has been around for more than 5,000 years, there are literally thousands of combinations, colors, shapes, and designs possible. Learn DIY techniques, designs and patterns, along with a photo gallery for inspiration

Hot Tub Hub: Hot Topics in the World of Hot Tubs
The function of hot tubs and spas may be the same: to provide warmth, relaxation, health benefits and to entertain. But a hot tub has its own issues -- among them maintaining the wood, keeping it clean and equipped with the right cover. Check back frequently to find out what you need to know about hot tubs.

Pool Design Books & Software Offers Many Choices
If you're planning a swimming pool or spa project, you need more inspiration than just peeking over the fence at your neighbor's pool. Check out the numerous books on pool design, as well as software programs for the do-it-yourselfer or design enthusiast.

Keeping it Clean: Pool, Spa & Hot Tub Vacuums & Cleaners
That robotic vacuum has all the bells and whistles, but do you really need it for a spa? Discover the various types of vacuums and cleaners available for residential swimming pools, spas and hot tubs. This is the right spot for reviews, comparisons, instructions and trends in swimming pool vacuums and cleaners for spas and hot tubs.

Urban Gardens & Outdoor Living for City & Small-Space Dwellers
A tree grows in Brooklyn, roses can grow in Chicago and bamboo flourishes in Los Angeles. Just because you live in an urban setting doesn't mean you have to forego the pleasures of gardening and outdoor living. Here, you'll find suggestions, ideas, how-to's, products and furnishings geared to the small-space city dweller. Inspiration -- in the form of photo galleries -- awaits.

Pool & Patio Property of the Week: Celebrity Real Estate
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Concrete Patios 101
Concrete is a popular and long-lasting choice for a patio floor. Discover the versatility of concrete along with basic and detailed information to complete your outdoor project.

Pool Glossary M-Z - Pool Terms M-Z - Pool Definitions M-Z
Pool Glossary - M-Z. Pool, spa and hot tub terminology M through Z. Learn about types of swimming pools and spas, shapes, sizes, parts, features, pool test equipment, chemicals, cleaning equipment, maintenance tools and more.

How to Find, Deal With, & Be Happy With Your Pool Builder
Your pool project is a major undertaking, and you want to find the right pool builder and contractor. Once you select the top candidate, how do you deal and communicate with the builder/contractor and crew? What about licensing and credentials? Get the lowdown on pool builders and contractors.

Patio Glossary A -- L
Definitions of patio terms and words starting with the letters A through G. Terms include arbor, balcony, entry garden, fence, and more.

Patio Glossary M -- Z
Unfamiliar with a word or term related to patios, decks, landscaping and outdoor structures? Find your answers to words and terms from M to Z.

Pool & Spa Glossary: A-L
Pool and spa-related terms A through L, including words pertaining to construction, materials, maintenance, chemicals, and accessories, etc.

Children's Play Yards - Children's Play Areas - Backyard Play Spaces
Children spend lots of their time outdoors. Whether your outdoor space is large or small, you need to designate a special area just for kids. Include your children in planning and creating your project. What will you build? For starters, how about a playhouse, jungle gym, fort, sandbox or lemonade stand?

Safety Recalls: Pools, Spas, BBQs & Outdoor Living Products
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issues daily reports of product recalls. Is something your own -- in your own backyard -- on the list? Look here for all pool and patio-related recalls and what your should do next.

Outdoor Privacy Screens & Fences
As our outdoor spaces become smaller, the need and desire to maintain a certain amount of privacy becomes stronger. You love thy neighbor, but don't want them watching you swim laps in your pool or entertaining guests at a backyard barbecue. That's why privacy screens and fences are becoming more important. As you'll soon discover, not all are made of the standard wood or brick.

DIY Reupholster Patio Chair Cushion - A New Chair Pad
Now that you have followed all the steps correctly, you can admire your nearly completed product -- a reupholstered patio chair cushion.

DIY Reupholster Patio Chair Cushion - No-Sew Outdoor Fabric Chair Pad
The reupholstered patio chair cushion you did yourself is ready for sitting!

How to Re-cover an Outdoor Cushion
Assemble all the tools and materials necessary to recover an outdoor patio cushion.

DIY Reupholster Patio Chair Cushion - Using a Pattern
Lay out fabric smoothly and place the pattern over the fabric. It's now time to cut the material for your new patio chair pad.

DIY Reupholster Patio Chair Cushion - Removing Staples
Continuing this DIY project for reupholstering a patio chair cushion, it's now time to remove the rusty staples from the old chair pad.

DIY Reupholster Patio Chair Cushion - Using Pliers
Use pliers to remove the rusty staples from the old cover of an outdoor chair pad. Continue to follow the steps in this easy how-to for reupholstering a patio cushion.

DIY Reupholster Patio Chair Cushion - Staple Fabric to Form
With the staple gun, attach the outdoor fabric to the back of the old chair pad. Continue the steps to reupholster this patio chair cushion.

How to Reupholster a Patio Chair Cushion - DIY
When patio chair cushions wear out, you either replace them or have them reupholstered. Why not DIY it? Sewing skills aren't necessary. Follow our easy instructions.

How to Reupholster Outdoor Chair Cushions - Tracing the Chair Pad
With a red or black non-smearing marker, trace the shape of the chair pad onto a newspaper or large piece of paper. Don't go out and buy a pad of paper -- anything you have around the house will do, like a paper bag -- as long as it's large enough for your pattern or shape. This won't be this chair set's second or even third incarnation.

How to Reupholster a Patio Cushion
Ready to make new patio chair covers? Follow these steps to trace the shape of your chair pad. Extra fabric will be needed to cover the seat with new fabric.

DIY Reupholster Patio Chair Cushion - Choose Outdoor Fabric
Continuing the patio chair recovering project: if you have a color scheme in mind, excellent. If not, consider favorite colors, color of furniture, or color of walls and house.

20 Ways to Green Your Pool
Is it possible to make your swimming pool or spa more energy efficient? Discover 20 tips for using less energy, water and power while maintaining your pool or spa.

20 Ways to Green Your Pool
Is it possible to make your swimming pool or spa more energy efficient? Discover 20 tips for using less energy, water and power while maintaining your pool or spa.

Memorial Bench
A wood bench placed under a tree invites quiet reflection. This memorial bench is part of a gallery of inspirational garden bench pictures.

Grass Bench
A bench made of lawn grass? Just one of the many clever ideas featured in this photo gallery of garden bench designs and ideas.

Pictures of Garden Benches - Mod 'Pebbles' Bench
The mod design of a Pebble bench is a twist on the standard garden bench. Enjoy this gallery of bench designs and images for your landscape.

Outdoor Shower Bench
A low and simple outdoor bench is placed near an outdoor shower to place belongings whie rinsing off. Enjoy other images of benches in this inspirational gallery.

Arbor and Bench
Need ideas for a garden bench? This bench with an attached arbor provides shelter and supports vines and other nearby plants. Enjoy this gallery of bench images.

Elegant Garden Bench
An elegant bench, tables and coordinating cushion make a beautiful spot to sit in a formal garden. Get more ideas from the other bench images in this gallery.

Vintage Park Bench
An old city park bench gets a new life in this Santa Monica garden. Enjoy this gallery of bench pictures to inspire you for your landscape design.

Wagon Wheel Bench - Image Gallery of Outdoor Benches
A rustic wagon-wheel bench is one of several featured in this photo gallery of outdoor benches and designs for the landscape.

Photos of Outdoor Benches - Rock and Wood Bench
A wood plank bench with rocks for leg supports is just one of the many clever designs featured in this picture gallery of garden bench designs and ideas.

A Gallery of Outdoor Benches - Slat Bench
An updated wood-slat bench is situated along a pathway and offers an escape. It's part of an assorted picture gallery of outdoor benches.

Artistic Bench
A colorful hand-painted bench with tiles is a work of art for the landscape. This design is one of many featured in this image gallery of garden bench ideas.

Outdoor Bench Designs and Photos - Benches Built to Inspire
Do you need inspiration for outdoor seating? This gallery of garden bench pictures features various types and styles sure to suit everyone's taste.

Pictures of Outdoor Benches - Deck Bench
A modern bench on a gleaming wood deck extends the living space of this Southern California home in this photo gallery of garden benches.

Victorian Bench - Michael Jackson Estate Bench From Neverland
An authentic cast iron Victorian bench that once sat on the grounds of pop star Michael Jackson's Neverland estate in Southern California.

Photos of Outdoor Benches - A Bench for Peeking
In this photo gallery of bench designs: a wood bench against a low brick wall in a children's garden encourages exploration, play and gives kids an opportunity to rest.

Pictures of Garden Benches - A Bench to Hold Plants
A low, weathered bench takes on a new life as a shelf or low table for potted plants. Enjoy this photo gallery of designs and ideas for using a bench in your garden.

9 Fun Ways to Plan a Backyard Campout
Staycations may be holidays of necessity, but they can still be fun. Follow these tips for planning a perfect backyard campout. Don't forget to take pictures!

Luau Games and Activities
A backyard luau is not complete without festive games and activities. Consult our guide to tropical-themed games and contests for a fun party.

Luau Party: What Will You Wear?
The luau is in your backyard, and it's up to you to set the tone of the party by dressing the part. We've come up with several festive and original ideas.

Vintage South Seas - What to Wear to the Luau
Let vintage art and photos from Hawaii inspire you for your attire at the next luau you host or attend. We have lots of ideas to make your party special.

Jimmy Buffet Parrothead
Go as a Jimmy Buffet Parrothead for the backyard luau you're hosting or have been invited to. Also discover other ideas to deck yourself out in tropical style.

Hawaiian Tourist - What to Wear to the Luau
What should you wear to the luau you plan to host in your backyard? One of the possibilities: greet your guests as a tacky tourist.

What to Wear to a Luau - Tom Selleck Aloha Shirt
The attire for the backyard luau says tropical and fun. Entertain everyone by showing up in a retro Hawaiian shirt, like Tom Selleck wore on

Coconut Bra - What to Wear to a Luau
What should you wear to the luau? How about a coconut bra top? Whether you're male or female, it should add to the festivities.

Dressing for a Luau - Clothing Made of Tropical Leaves
Ready for the Luau? When picking an outfit, consider using tropical leaves to decorate clothes you have or to make something entirely new.

What to Wear to a Luau - A Muumuu
Invited to an outdoor luau but not ready to bare all? A muumuu will cover you up, and then some. Find out what it is and discover other luau costumes.

Elvis in Hawaii - What to Wear to the Luau
At the next luau you attend, show up as Elvis. Find a tight white jumpsuit, don a few leis and entertain your fellow partygoers.

Grass Skirt - What to Wear to a Luau
A grass skirt is an easy and perfect thing to wear to a backyard luau party. Men and women alike can tie on a skirt and get ready to hula.

Leis - What to Wear to the Luau
Wearing a lei around your neck to a backyard luau takes literally know preparation or thought and goes with any attire. Here's how to get ready for a luau.

Flip-Flops - What to Wear to a Backyard Luau
Don't forget flip-flops to complete your ensemble when you get ready for a backyard luau. Flip-flops are fun, casual and cheap.

What is the Definition of an Accessory Building?
What is an accessory building? A term used in zoning code descriptions of various municipalities, accessory buildings or accessory structures do not contain any living space or sleeping quarters.

Best Free Garden Bench Plans to Build in a Weekend
Looking for fairly simple free DIY plans to make an outdoor bench? We researched and compiled bench plans that take about a weekend to complete.

2012 Best Hot Tub / Spa - About.com Readers' Choice
The 2012 About.com Reader's Choice Awards honors the year's top hot tubs and spas, as nominated and chosen by our readers.

Arctic Spas Best Hot Tub / Spa Finalist 2012 - About.com Readers' Choice Awards - 2012 Best Hot Tub / Spa About.com Awards
Best Hot Tub / Spa finalist Arctic Spas was founded in 1994 by a group of guys from rural and farmland areas of western Canada. The company's motto:

Bullfrog Spas - Finalist for Best Hot Tub / Spa - 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards
Bullfrog Spas is a finalist for Best Hot Tub / Spa 2012. Bullfrog International, LC, was founded in 1996 by David Ludlow and is headquartered in the greater Salt Lake City, Utah, metro area. Ludlow's main challenge was designing a spa that reduced the amount of plumbing while increasing jet power and efficiency. Ludlow developed a technology that he coined the JetPak System,™ which is now a popular feature of Bullfrog spas.

Cal Spas - Finalist for Best Hot Tub Spa - 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awardss
To meet the exhibition requirements at a local county fair in 1978, Pomona, California-based pool builder California Acrylic Industries built small-scale versions of its formed acrylic pools. At the fair, the company received so many requests for acrylic hot tubs, that a new focus and product, along with a new name -- Cal Spas was established a year later. Cal Spas is a finalist for Best Hot Tub / Spa in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.

Best Hot Tub Spa Finalist 2012 - Readers' Choice Awards
The Jacuzzi brothers came to the United States from Europe in the early 1900s and settled in California. In 1925, the brothers revolutionized the agricultural industry by creating the first submersible pump. In the 1960s and '70s, third-generation family member Roy Jacuzzi created and marketed whirlpool baths and hot tubs. Jacuzzi became a household word. Jacuzzi is a finalist for Best Hot Tub in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.

Hot Spring Spas - 2012 Finalist for Best Hot Tub Spa - About.com Readers' Choice Awards 2012
Hot Spring Spas is headquartered in north San Diego County and was started in 1977 by Watkins Manufacturing Corp. The company offers the ACE salt water sanitizing system, the first and only integrated salt water sanitizing system using diamond technology. Hot Spring Spas is a finalist in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.

Hot Spring Spas and Limelight Hot Tubs Recalled
Watkins Manufacturing and Therm Products is recalling approximately 5,600 Hot Spring spas and Limelight hot tubs because a loose internal electrical connection of the spa heaters can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard.

Hot Spring Spas and Limelight Hot Tubs Recalled
Watkins Manufacturing and Therm Products is recalling approximately 5,600 Hot Spring spas and Limelight hot tubs because a loose internal electrical connection of the spa heaters can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard.

Building a Deck: 10 Things to Consider Beforehand
More planning and consideration may go into building an outdoor deck than, say, an indoor bathroom. Besides determining it's a deck you want instead of a patio, you will need to establish a budget, select materials, find a space to build it, and determine whether it is a DIY project or you'll need to hire a professional. Read these 10 considerations before planning or starting to build a deck.

Theme Party: The 4th of July
We've assembled links to a bunch of ideas, recipes, plans, projects and pictures for inspiration -- all to prepare you for a festive Fourth.

What Is a Gazebo? - Definition
What is a gazebo? It's a structure typically used in a yard or an outdoor area. Discover what it is and if it might be the right thing for your yard.

Brown Jordan, Winner 2012 Best Patio Readers Choice Award
The winner of Best Patio Furniture for the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards has been announced. Congratulations to Brown Jordan.

The Top Outdoor Living Stores in the Pacific Northwest
Pacific Northwesterners love their sunny days, spent outside on their patios and decks. If you have been looking for patio furniture in the area, consult our list of the top outdoor living stores in the region.

Florida: Shopping For Your Outdoor Living Space
If you live in Florida, you might want to know where the best patio and outdoor living stores are. Check out our guide to the top stores throughout the state.

Patio and Outdoor Living Stores in Southern California
Southern Californians spend lots of time outdoors. o make your outdoor room more inviting, consult our list of the top patio stores in your area.

Patio and Outdoor Living Stores in Northern California
Looking for outdoor patio furniture in Northern California? Consult our comprehensive guide to some of the top outdoor living stores in the Bay Area.

What Is a Freeform Pool?
A swimming pool that is designed in a naturalistic style and shape. Learn more about this type of swimming pool.

Cast Iron Garden Furniture History and Overview
Metal is metal -- correct? Not really. In the context of garden furniture, metal can include aluminum, steel, wrought iron and cast iron. How can you tell one from another? Let's learn more about cast iron, including its history.

Preparing Your Swimming Pool for a Storm or Hurricane
If a storm or hurricane is approaching, the last thing you want to worry about is what to do about your swimming pool or spa. Post this checklist on your refrigerator so you'll know what to do to secure your pool or spa in the anxious hours before a storm hits or prior to evacuation.

Halloween Party Decorations - Black and Orange Hanging Lanterns
Need Halloween decorating ideas for your party, porch or yard? Not everyone gets a thrill from the gruesome and grisly side of Halloween. For those who prefer a more elegant style of Halloween decor, take a look at what the designers at Roger's Gardens in Southern California have created for their popular annual Halloween display. Page 11.

Decorating With Pumpkins - Fountain with Mini Pumpkins
Fountain with Mini Pumpkins. Pool & Patio. Page 3.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 4.

Old Fashioned White Porch with American Flag - Patriotic Porch With Flag Americana
Picture of white-painted porch with American flag. A perfect, Americana scene. Page 6.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 34.

Elegant Halloween Yard Props - Spooky Little Jack-o-Lantern
Not everyone gets a thrill from the gory, gruesome and often-revolting aspect of Halloween. For those who prefer a more subtle, elegant and even historical style of Halloween decor, take a look at what the designers and buyers at Roger's Gardens in Newport Beach, California, have come up with for their popular annual Halloween display. Mysterious-looking garden Statuary, black

Halloween Decorating Ideas - Spooky Halloween Door for Halloween
Need Halloween decorating ideas for your party, porch or yard? Not everyone gets a thrill from the gruesome and grisly side of Halloween. For those who prefer a more elegant style of Halloween decor, take a look at what the designers at Roger's Gardens in Southern California have created for their popular Halloween display. The upscale home and garden center staged another chapter in the macabre tale at 13 Blackbird Lane. Enjoy this picture gallery of elegant Halloween party decorating ideas. Page 7.

Spooky Halloween Decorations for Outdoors - Mummy Decor for Halloween Displays
Pool & Patio. Page 5.

Magnificent Mums for Fall Gardens - Fall Porch Decorating Ideas - Pictures of Fall Yard Decor
Chrysanthemums are a favorite fall flower, grown in the ground or in containers. For visual impact, prune and shape white mums into round mounds, starting in late August, when summer's hottest days have passed. Page 5.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 9.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 18.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 16.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 5.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 7.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 21.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 12.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 29.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 15.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 17.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 10.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 24.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 30.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 26.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 19.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 2.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 14.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 31.

The Michael Jackson Personal Property Collection - Photo Highlights of Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 22.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 11.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 6.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 8.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 13.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 27.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 25.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 3.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 4.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 23.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 35.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 28.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 20.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 32.

Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff. Page 33.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 14.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 2.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 7.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 12.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 5.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 9.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 10.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 8.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 3.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 13.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 11.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.. Page 6.

Ice Punch Poinsettia Closeup - Ice Punch Poinsettia From Ecke Poinsettia Ranch
This close-up view of the award-winning Ice Punch™ poinsettia reveals the tight green and yellow flowers (centers) and stunning cranberry- and white-patterned bracts. Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including the poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 10.

Ice Punch Poinsettia - Paul Ecke Poinsettias - Pictures of Poinsettias
Meet Ice Punch™, a striking award-winning poinsettia that was the 2008 beauty queen. A fabulous example of a poinsettia with a patterned bract, this cultivar features cranberry and frosty white coloring. Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including the poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch.[p]. Page 9.

Dwell on Design L.A. 2008: A Photo Gallery of Designs for Outdoor Living Spaces
The third annual Dwell on Design event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 5-8, 2008. Packed into the four-day design fest hosted by [i]Dwell[/i] magazine were conferences, exhibits, home tours and parties revolving around modern architecture and design. What we experienced: a pre-fab sustainable neighborhood completely landscaped and furnished; eco-friendly outdoor home furnishings; and discussions on everything form urban gardening to a mandated LEED program for LA. Page 7.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.

Decorating Ideas with Poinsettias, the Official Christmas Plant - Poinsettia Decorating Ideas for Entries, Porches, Patios and Landscaping
Red poinsettias, pink poinsettias, purple poinsettias: it’s quite clear these aren’t your grandmother’s drug-store poinsettias. Shake up her world a bit with a 'Peppermint Twist' thrown into the mix, along with her favorite red and some assorted evergreens. While you’re at it, shake up the world just outside your door. Like on your porch, in a planter bed, or containers. These Mexican natives attract a different kind of attention than, say, the inflatable snowman like the one two doors down.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff.

The Michael Jackson Auction 2009 Exhibition in Beverly Hills - Photos of Michael Jackson's Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff.

Recall for Cabot Deck Cleaner and Stainer
A voluntary recall is underway for deck cleaning products made by Cabot. The recall, in conjunction with the U.S. CPSC, is due to a potential chemical leak hazard. Consumers should contact the CPSC for more information about the Cabot Problem-Solver pump spray products, along with how to get a refund.

Famous Quotes About Swimming and Swimming Pools
There is something about a body of water, be it a pond, lake, ocean or a manmade backyard in-ground swimming pool, that brings out the philosopher and poet in some of us. And the act and sport of swimming is often a metaphor for other challenges in life. Enjoy this compilation of quotations about swimming, swimming pools and the like.

Famous Quotes About Swimming and Swimming Pools
There is something about a body of water, be it a pond, lake, ocean or a manmade backyard in-ground swimming pool, that brings out the philosopher and poet in some of us. And the act and sport of swimming is often a metaphor for other challenges in life. Enjoy this compilation of quotations about swimming, swimming pools and the like.

Swimming Pool Pumps and Motors - Functions
You know they are vital components to a pool and spa, but what exactly is the function of the pump and motor? Learn about these important pieces of equipment and how to troubleshoot when something goes wrong.

The Best Free Plans for DIY Outdoor Projects
These free DIY projects for your yard include deck, playhouse, treehouse and garden bench plans. The projects are for beginning to advanced skill levels.

A Guide to Pool Cabanas
if you've ever gone to Las Vegas, you may have seen or rented a poolside cabana at one of the big hotels. With their curtains and emphasis on exclusivity, they make the perfect place for private parties. At home, they are a nice place to relax or change in and out of a swimsuit. Find out why you might want a cabana.

What is a Pool Weir? - Definition of Weir
What is a weir? Find out in About.com's Pool and Patio glossary, where you will learn pool terms that help you figure out the various components of your in-ground or above-ground swimming pool.

What Is an Infinity Pool?
Infinity-edge pools are meant to be photographed. They are the ultimate in luxury, taking the concept of a private residential swimming pool to an entirely different level. Done right -- and they almost always are -- infinity pools give the illusion of a sheet of water dropping off over the edge of the property, like a waterfall, although you can't see or hear falling water.

Where to Shop Online for Inexpensive Patio Furniture
Looking for inexpensive patio furniture online? You've probably visited EBay and Craigslist, where you can bid on or respond to an advertisement, respectively, for that garden table or lawn chair. But what other online sources have great deals or collectibles that you don't know about? When conducting an online search, the results that are ad-oriented aren't likely to be what you're looking for. We've sniffed out some of the other online sources for outdoor furniture.

Swimming Pool Designs and Shapes (Ideas and Pictures)
Swimming pools come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, styles and designs. Check out our pictures of classic, modern and novelty shapes and designs.

What Is a Brick Bond?
What is a brick bond? What are bond patterns? When laying a patio or walkway with brick, you will need to choose a style, pattern or design in which to arrange the bricks.

Readers' Choice Awards: Best Decking Finalists 2013
Composite decking has been the popular choice for several years because of its durability. Pool & Patio readers can vote for one of three finalists for Best Decking in the 2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Learn more about the three companies that were up for the award.

Best Decking Finalist: Duralife - 2013 Readers' Choice
DuraLife Decking is one of three finalists in the 2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Learn more about the composite decking company.

Best Decking Finalist: Fiberon - 2013 Readers' Choice
Fiberon Decking is a finalist in the About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Find out more about this composite decking company.

Trex Decking - 2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards
Trex is one of three finalists competing for the title of Best Decking 2013 in the About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Learn about the brand.

What Is Resin Wicker? All-Weather Wicker Furniture
Casual furniture manufacturers came up with a wicker alternative built to last: all-weather wicker, or resin wicker. Woven with polyethylene resin fibers on a sturdy frame, these chairs and tables will withstand the elements, time and use. Learn why you might want to buy it next time you go shopping for garden furniture.

American Flag Etiquette (Caring and Displaying)
What's the correct way to display or hang the American flag at your home? Before the first Flag Day, on June 14, 1923, the United States federal government had no official guidelines dictating the display of the flag. Learn flag etiquette and the do's and don'ts of flying the flag at your house.

American Flag Etiquette (Caring and Displaying)
What's the correct way to display or hang the American flag at your home? Before the first Flag Day, on June 14, 1923, the United States federal government had no official guidelines dictating the display of the flag. Learn flag etiquette and the do's and don'ts of flying the flag at your house.

American Flag Etiquette (Caring and Displaying)
What's the correct way to display or hang the American flag at your home? Before the first Flag Day, on June 14, 1923, the United States federal government had no official guidelines dictating the display of the flag. Learn flag etiquette and the do's and don'ts of flying the flag at your house.

Composite Decking Brands and Manufacturers
Composite decking is an alternative to all-wood decking and is made of materials that can include recycled and new plastic, bamboo and wood fibers. Many synthetic or composite decking products have evolved as a reflection of the environment in which we live and are green, eco and LEED qualified or certified.

How to Detect a Leak in Your Swimming Pool or Spa
Signs that a swimming pool or spa is leaking may or may not be obvious. If you suspect a leak, there are proven ways to inspect and detect. We tell you how.

What Does "FSC Certified" Mean?
What does it mean if something is labeled 'FSC Certified?' The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), is a non-profit organization that sets high standards to ensure forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible and socially beneficial manner.

Pictures and Ideas for Pools, Spas, and Patios
Sometimes you have no idea what you want until you see lots of pictures. Our photo galleries serve to inspire. Hopefully, you'll start noticing outdoor designs in unexpected places.

The Top 10 Climbing Roses to Cover Ugly Fences
Privacy at home means more to us than ever before. In trying times, home is a refuge, and privacy provides a chance to relax. Seclusion via a privacy fence or screen gives us a safe retreat from the world outside our boundaries. But those privacy screens -- in the form of wooden fences, concrete-block walls and wire fences -- are often not the breathtaking view we long for. The remedy: grow something beautiful to cover the fence. Enjoy our suggestions for the top 10 climbing roses.

What Is Coping? - Reasons for Pool Coping and Edging
What is pool coping? Besides being a structural part of the pool, find out how it is integral to the design and function of a swimming pool.

What is Backwash or Backwashing in Pool Maintenance
What is backwash? Learn the definition of backwash and the backwashing procedure as it pertains to swimming pool maintenance.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - The Arbor is Finished
Remove spacers, unclamp 2x4s last used in Step 8, clear away loose concrete. Fill holes with dirt and proceed to put in groundcover, pavers, plants, or whatever else you have in mind.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - Saddling the Posts
The arbor's four posts don't provide extra space to sink posts into the ground with concrete. You'll need to dig holes about 1 foot deep, mix concrete, and pour it into the holes.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - Instructions for Digging Post Holes and Installing Posts - Arbor Project
This arbor can be used as a transitional structure linking outdoor spaces, as a privacy screen, or could be installed against a wall.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - Instructions for Digging Post Holes and Installing Posts - Arbor Project
Ready to continue digging post holes and installing posts? In this step, the anchor is tightly bolted into the post.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - Instructions for Digging Post Holes and Installing Posts - Arbor Project
Now we're at the step in this DIY arbor project where you will measure the top width of the arbor.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - Using the Clamp
The next step: mark the center lines on the 2x4s and clamp each post to that center line mark with a C-clamp.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - Arbor Project
Suspend arbor over holes. The goal is to use the support materials to space the arbor in increments until it's level and square to the ground.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts - Mixing and Pouring Concrete
After double-checking your measurements and levels, add water to concrete mix per directions on the bag. Use a large bucket or wheelbarrow to mix the concrete.

How to Dig Post Holes and Install Posts
Follow these steps to dig post holes and install posts. While this is for a pre-fab arbor, you can use this tutorial for decks, fences, gazebos and other outdoor structures. The arbor's four posts don't provide extra space to sink posts into the ground with concrete.