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The Best Rated Garden Gazebos and Kits
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The Best Rated Garden Gazebos and Kits
Are you shopping for an outdoor gazebo? Consult our choices, based on top-selling and popular models, along with a variety of prices and styles.

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The Best Pool Covers
If you have an above-ground or in-ground swimming pool, you need a cover to keep out debris and save on energy costs. Check out our top picks.

The Best Path Lights for Landscaping
If you have a garden path or walkway, you need to add lights for safety. Take a look at this list of top-rated pathway lights in a variety of styles and types.

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!

Types of Deck Washes and Cleaners
Experts suggest cleaning decks twice a year. Let's take a look at various types of cleaners and washes that can help you tackle the job.

The Best Places to Buy Pool Supplies
Do you know where to go to find the best prices and selection of pool and spa supplies? Check out this list of some of the top retailers.

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. Find out why you might want a cabana.

What is a Pool Weir? - Definition of Weir
What is a weir? Discover how it relates to the skimmer in your swimming pool, along with the rest of the pool's basic plumbing system.

Patio and Outdoor Room Types and Shapes
What is a patio and is this your next outdoor project? How is it different from a deck, porch, and other outdoor spaces? Learn more about patio history.

What is a Loggia? Outdoor Rooms and Patios
Do you have a loggia in your house? Find out what it is and if you should get one.

What is the Difference Between a Pergola and an Arbor?
Learn the difference between a pergola and an arbor, or arbour, as we explore the distinction between these two outdoor structures.

The Best Umbrellas - Ballard Auto Tilt Umbrella
Ballard's auto-tilt umbrella is on our list of the top-10 outdoor umbrellas..Discover what makes it so special.

Crate and Barrel Sunbrella - Top Outdoor Umbrellas
Crate and Barrel makes a classic round umbrella that is included on our list of top outdoor umbrellas. Discover why.

Patio Umbrellas and Outdoor Shade
In addition to patio umbrellas, other sources of shade for outdoors include pergolas and arbors.

Pottery Barn Rectangular Umbrellas
Pottery Barn features rectangular umbrellas that are large, durable, and available in several colors and stripes to go with our outdoor decor.

Patio Umbrellas - Pier 1 Pagoda Umbrella
Pier 1 Imports' popular Pagoda-style outdoor umbrellas are available in a variety of colors and prints to decorate your outdoor living space.

Hayneedle Palapa Tiki-Style Umbrella
The tiki-style Palapa patio umbrella by DestinationGear will transform your backyard into a tropical paradise while providing much-needed shade.

Patio Umbrellas - Galtech LED Lighted Umbrella
Galtech's LED lighted umbrella features an 11-foot Sunbrella canopy that comes equipped with energy-saving LEDs to light up your space at night.

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Design Within Reach Mid-Century Sunshade
The Mid-Century Sunshade by Design Within Reach is a 1950s-style patio umbrella that brings a timeless simplicity and beauty to any outdoor space.

Parasol talian Aluminum Collar Tilt Patio Umbrella
Target's Italian Parasol outdoor umbrellas come in a large selection of colors and stripes that will add appeal to your outdoor space.

The Top 10 Outdoor Patio and Pool Umbrellas
Find out our picks for the best patio umbrellas, sure to bring shade and style to your yard. There's a type, color, and price for every budget.

Hot Tub vs Spa: What's the Difference?
Like a spa, a hot tub has built-in jets for warmth, relaxation and a massage-effect on muscles and joints. Learn the difference between the two.

Circular Brick Patio
A circular brick pattern highlights this small brick patio in a charming garden retreat that is nestled among shrubs and perennials.

Designing with Brick
Brick has been around for centuries, making it a wise choice for patio flooring. Check out this slideshow featuring 12 stunning brick patio designs.

Patio Dining by the Pool
An inground swimming pool surrounded by concrete is connected to a separate outdoor dining area, which features brick flooring.

Brick Patio and Garden
An urban courtyard patio also serves as a path to connect various features of this outdoor space.

Brick Patio with Ivy Walls
An ivy-covered cottage with lots of trees ans shrubs features brick patio flooring, which mixes well with the outdoor space's natural feel.

Modern Brick Patio
A grey brick floor is a wise flooring choice for a patio that features flowering trees in planters and an outdoor dining set.

Brick Patio and Archway with Succulents
A brick courtyard patio features drought-tolerant plants that are close together to convey a feeling of lushness.

Brick Outdoor Living Room
Brick helps establish an outdoor room without walls in this modern backyard.

Brick Patio in City Garden
A Mediterranean-style courtyard overflows with plants and is paired with a brick patio, which ties together various natural elements of this charming space.

Brick Patio with Planting Beds
This brick courtyard patio ties together different garden elements and features a basketweave and running bond brick pattern.

Cottage Garden with Brick Paving
Brick paths and patios are frequently found in cottage gardens. Discover the key features of a cottage garden, along with popular plants and materials.

Brick Patio Retreat
A brick patio in an otherwise ordinary suburban backyard establishes boundaries and indicates where the outdoor living room is located.

Urban Garden with Brick and Gravel
A lush urban garden with trees and shrubs features a patio and path made of brick and gravel for a non-slip surface.

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Daniels Wood Land Original Outdoor Wood Tree Playhouse
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Playhouse Kits to Buy and Build on Your Own
Does your child want a playhouse? Find out what to look for and discover some of the top-selling playhouses that are easy to assemble.

Pennfield Cottage Playhouse
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Little Cottage Co. Gingerbread Playhouse Kit
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Victorian Playhouse Kit by Little Cottage
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New Zealand Tea Tree - Drought Tolerant Plants
New Zealand Tea Tree is a shrub or small tree that produces tiny white, pink or crimson flowers. This drought tolerant plant doesn't need much water, once established.

Drought Tolerant Landscaping - Kangaroo Paw
Kangaroo paw is a popular for its red or gold flowers on tall stems. It is a drought tolerant plant that makes a stunning display in a water-wise landscape.

Drought Tolerant Plants - Geranium
Geraniums are a staple in many gardens. One of their virtues is that they don't require much water, making them a smart choice for drought tolerant gardens.

Plants for Dry Gardens - Fortnight Lily
The fortnight lily is a drought tolerant plant that produces lots of blooms, yet requires little water once it is established.

Water Smart Plants - Artichoke
In some climates, artichokes are valued for being an ornamental plant that is drought tolerant and produces the edible fruit or a beautiful purple flower.

Water-Wise Plants - Artemisia
Artemisia is a silver-gray plant that tolerates little water once established and adds contrast in the garden when paired with dark greens or purples.

Drought Tolerant Plants - Aloe
Aloes are succulents that store water and are perfect plants for drought tolerant climates. The most popular variety is Aloe Vera.

Ceanothus - Drought Tolerant California Lilac Shrubs
Ceanothus is a popular shrub that produces a brilliant blue flower and grows in dry climates. It is native to California and Baja California.

Penstemon - Drought Tolerant Flowers
Penstemon comes in many different colors, brightens up a border or landscape, and requires little water, making it a beautiful choice for a water-wise garden.

Drought Tolerant Plants - Fountain Grass
Purple fountain grass pops up in all kinds of landscapes. If well maintained, it can be an attractive and smart addition to a drought tolerant garden.

Drought Tolerant Gardening - Sticks on Fire
Sticks on Fire is a succulent plant that has grown in popularity for its color and striking sculptural quality in drought tolerant landscapes.

Top Drought-Tolerant Plants for Landscaping
With drought conditions in many regions, more water-wise plants are being used in gardens. Find out our suggestions for some of the best and most attractive.

Drought Tolerant Trees - Palo Verde
Palo Verde trees are striking, architectural trees that can thrive on little water. Its trunk and branches are a light green color.

Desert Landscaping - Lavender
Lavender is a water-wise shrub that looks beautiful and smells wonderful. Hailing from the Mediterranean, lavender is a smart choice for a drought tolerant garden.

Drought Tolerant Plants - Trumpet Vine
Old-fashioned trumpet vines can thrive for years and require little water, once established. They brighten up a fence or other areas of a drought tolerant garden.

Patio and Outdoor Furniture Brands and Manufacturers
How do you distinguish one outdoor patio brand from another? Check out our comprehensive guide to patio furniture brands and company, then go shopping!

Patio and Outdoor Furniture Brands and Manufacturers
How do you distinguish one outdoor patio brand from another? Check out our comprehensive guide to patio furniture brands and company, then go shopping!

What's the Difference Between a Patio and a Porch?
Patios, porches - same thing, right? While they are both considered outdoor living spaces, they are two distinct structures or spaces. Find out why.

The Best Outdoor LED Christmas Lights
This holiday season is the year to convert to all-LED Christmas lights. To help you decide, check out our top picks for LED lights. Get glowing!

Outdoor Privacy Screens: Ideas and Pictures
Are you seeking a private space for a backyard retreat, patio or deck? A privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Check out our creative solutions.

DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights
Flexible plastic light clips are versatile and can be used for rooflines, siding, decks and rain gutters.

DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights
Switch on or plug-in, and you've got holiday lights! If you use LEDs, you will be saving energy and cutting down on your electrical bill.

All About Hanging Outside Christmas Lights, Icicle Lights and Light Clips
After strands have been installed, plug male end of the last strand into an extension cord.

DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights
For attaching light strings to areas like balcony or porch railings, plastic zip ties work well.

DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights - All About Hanging Outside Christmas Lights, Icicle Lights and Light Clips
For lifting, holding or steadying a ladder, fetching supplies, and numerous other reasons, enlist the help of a friend or family member.

DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights - Christmas LED Lights
Because LED light strands come with a foot or so of excess unlit wire, loosely roll up and clip this extra cord into one of the portions of the clip.

How to Hang Outdoor Christmas Lights
You are going to hang holiday lights.If this is your first time, keep it simple. Follow our instructions for the right way to do it.

Hanging Xmas Lights - How to Hang Holiday Christmas Lights - LED Christmas Lights
View your home from the perspective of a passerby or driver, because it is from their vantage points that others will be viewing your lights.

Christmas Lights - How to Hang LED Christmas Lights - Hanging Xmas Lights Outside
Gather together all the necessary tools and supplies before an afternoon of hanging holiday lights.

Hanging Christmas Lights - How to Hang Xmas Lights
Are you ready to hang lights outdoors? With a trusty retractable tape measure in hand, estimate the measurements of the area to illuminate.

DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Christmas LED Lights - Hanging Outside Christmas Lights, Icicle Lights and Light Clips
When buying LED light strands, look for a box marked for

Christmas Lights - How to Hang LED Christmas Lights - Hanging Outside Christmas Lights, Icicle Lights and Light Clips
When unpacking light strands, look for any broken or missing lights or bulbs. Also check the cord for worn or cut wiring.

DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights - All About Hanging Outside Christmas Lights, Icicle Lights and Light Clips
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DIY Christmas Light Hanging - Christmas LED Lights - Hanging Outside Lights
Hanging Christms lights has gotten easier with the availability of versatile plastic clips. Find out how to use them.

Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights - How to Hang Christmas Lights and Icicle Lights
Clamp clip onto rain gutter, eaves or railing to hang light strands. These flexible plastic clips can hold any type of light strand.

The Best Lighted Blow Mold Christmas Decorations
Before there were inflatable holiday decorations, lawns and porches were decorated with plastic lighted figurines: Blow molds are still being made today.

What is a Garden Arbor Used For?
Discover what an arbor is and how this outdoor structure works in your landscape or garden.

Balsam Hill Pinecone and Red Berries Holiday Wreath
Red berries and real pinecones adorn this Christmas wreath from Balsam Hill. Fat, gorgeous, and beautiful year after year. Page 10.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Gingerbread
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 21.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Poinsettias
Wreaths made of poinsettias combine two holiday favorites in one. Enjoy this slideshow of beautiful wreaths for inspiration. Page 5.

Wreath Made of Succulents
Succulent wreaths have been popping up on doors and as table centerpieces for the past few years. Check out this one. Page 3.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Two in One
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 13.

Pictures of Christmas Wreaths - Artichokes and Pincones
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood. Check out this artichoke and berry wreath. Page 11.

Christmas Wreaths - Magnolia
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 27.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Elegant Swag
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 16.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Eucalyptus
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 22.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Everything Wreath
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Wreaths come in many styles to suit your preferences, along with the architecture, interior and landscape design of your home. You can choose a wreath that's living or artificial; realistic or stylized; and decorated or unadorned (as in, nothing on it). Personalize a wreath by adding your own decor. Enjoy this gallery of holiday wreath ideas. Page 6.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Tropical
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 29.

Christmas Wreaths - Door Wreaths for Christmas - Ideas for Decorating Holiday Door Wreaths
Door wreaths are quick and simple ways to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 2.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Hydrangea
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 4.

Disneyland 'It's a Small World' Christmas Wreath
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 18.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Elegant Colors
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 20.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Magnolia
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 14.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Magnolia
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 23.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Natural
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 17.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Swag
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood. A twist on the wreath is a swag. Page 8.

Christmas Wreaths - Patio Door Wreath
Doors aren't the only place to hang a Christmas wreath. Don't forget to decorate other outdoor areas of your home, including doors leading to patios and decks. Page 30.

Ideas for Decorating Your Outdoor Holiday Wreaths
Two wreaths add color to an otherwise-plain door or window at Christmas time. Enjoy this gallery of holiday wreath ideas. Page 12.

Ideas for Decorating Your Outdoor Holiday Wreaths
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 31.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Still Life
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 26.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - White with Garland
While we know it's not really frosted with snow, this white wreath with matching garland provides a nice contrast to a darker door. Page 9.

Christmas Wreaths - Rustic Door Wrath
Rustic or country-style Christmas wreaths are perennial favorites. In this case, a door is charmingly rustic and the wreath is fresh. Page 7.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Double Delight
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 24.

Photos of Christmas Wreaths
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 33.

Pomegranate Wreath - Pictures of Christmas Wreaths - Christmas Holiday Wreath Ideas and Decorations
Pomegranates, flowers, pinecones and satin ribbons and bows in warm bronzes and golds make this green wreath look elegant yet individual.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Red Berry Wreath
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 32.

Ideas for Decorating Your Outdoor Holiday Wreaths
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 15.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Turquoise
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 19.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Vintage
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 25.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Wall Vase
Hanging a holiday wreath on your door is a quick and simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to visitors. Page 28.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Pictures of Christmas Wreaths
Hanging a holiday or Christmas wreath to your door is a quick, simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to all.

Holiday Wreath Ideas - Pictures of Christmas Wreaths
Hanging a holiday or Christmas wreath to your door is a quick, simple way to decorate your house and neighborhood, while sending out a warm welcome to all.

Split Door Wreath: Double Door Christmas Wreath Project
Have you seen those wreaths in catalogs or online that are split in half or for double doors? Follow our DIY instructions for an inexpensive version!

Christmas Wreath Ideas: Split Door Wreath - Christmas How To Projects - Double Door Christmas Wreath Project
Have you seen those wreaths in catalogs or online that are split wreaths or double-door wreaths? Basically, it's one large wreath cut in half, with each half placed on either side of a double front door, to give the appearance of a single wreath centered smack dab in the middle of the door. It's a great idea -- whoever came up with it -- but the higher-than-normal prices for these kinds of novelty wreaths make them unobtainable for most of us.

Where to Buy Blow Mold Yard Decorations
Those light-up blow mold yard decorations for the holidays are cool and nostalgic, but may be difficult to find. We've tracked down where to find them.

Where to Buy Blow Mold Yard Decorations
Those light-up blow mold yard decorations for the holidays are cool and nostalgic, but may be difficult to find. We've tracked down where to find them.

Halloween Ghosts for Your Yard -
One of the best and easiest Halloween decorations for your yard is this set of three ghosts. Better yet, make them fly. Find out how.

A Guide to Halloween Home Haunt Ideas and Resources
Home haunts or yard haunts have become increasingly popular in the past decade. Die-hard do-it-yourselfers and Halloween enthusiasts often start on next Halloween's project in November, and ramp up their carpentry, design, animatronic and crafting skills in the months and weeks before turning their homes into haunted houses. Discover some of the top haunters and home haunt diy websites for insider's tips and instructions to make the best home haunt in the 'hood!

Outdoor Fabric Brands You Should Know About
There's a variety of outdoor fabrics out there: different textures, colors, prints and brands Discover some of the top names in the world of outdoor fabrics, so you'll know what to look for.

Outdoor Fabric Brands You Should Know About
There's a variety of outdoor fabrics out there: different textures, colors, prints and brands Discover some of the top names in the world of outdoor fabrics, so you'll know what to look for.

Outdoor Decorating Ideas for Hanukkah Celebrations
Many households that are Jewish, interfaith, or those who want to honor all the winter holidays like to decorate outdoors. Check out our top picks.

Landscape Architect vs Landscape Designer
What's the difference between a landscape architect and designer? Learn the differences before hiring a professional or continuing your education.

The Top Schools for Landscape Architecture and Design
Are you interested in studying landscape architecture or design? Discover the top colleges and universities that offer graduate and master's programs.

The Top Schools for Landscape Architecture and Design
Are you interested in studying landscape architecture or design? Discover the top colleges and universities that offer graduate and master's programs.

The Top Schools for Landscape Architecture and Design
Are you interested in studying landscape architecture or design? Discover the top colleges and universities that offer graduate and master's programs.

What Is a Pool House?
Many pool houses are built to echo the architecture of the main residence. Discover the main reason for having a pool house and if you need to build one.

Home and Garden Tours: Spring and Summer 2016
Spring home and garden tours offer you a rare chance to look at other people's yards, up-close. We've found some of the top tours in the U.S. for 2016.

Mediterranean Climates:Characteristics and Examples
Do you live in a Mediterranean climate? Discover the regions with Mediterranean-like weather and how they are suitable for year-round gardening.

Jesse James, Sandra Bullock Beach House for Sale
Take a look at the beautiful beachfront home in Southern California once owned by Sandra Bullock and ex-husband Jesse James. Page 3.

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Jesse James Lists Sunset Beach House
Enjoy a look at the lovely beachfront home once owned by Sandra Bullock and then-husband Jesse James, before they listed it after their divorce. Page 2.

Jesse James, Sandra Bullock Beach House for Sale
Since Jesse James and Sandra Bullock won't be sunning on the sands of their Sunset Beach, California, pad, James listed the house for sale.

Jesse James Hung Out at This Orange County Beach Pad
Take a peek inside the house that sits on Sunset Beach in Southern California and was once owned by Jesse James and Sandra Bullock.

Jesse James, Sandra Bullock Beach House
Take a look at the super-fun swimming pool, just steps from the ocean, that was once owned by Jesse James and Sandra Bullock. Page 5.

Jesse James, Sandra Bullock Beach House
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Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 17.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 13.

Christmas Poinsettia Pictures - Poinsettia Plants and Flowers From the Ecke Ranch
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 19.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 4.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke PoinsettiasPoinsettia Pictures
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 8.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 12.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 14.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias -
Come inside the Ecke poinsettia ranch, where more than 75% of U.S. and 50% of worldwide poinsettias get their start.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 23.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias - Paul Ecke Poinsettia Pictures
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 2.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 3.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 21.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias - Paul Ecke Poinsettia Pictures
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 18.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 22.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 7.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 24.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 20.

Ice Punch Poinsettia Closeup - Ice Punch Poinsettia From Ecke Poinsettia Ranch
This close-up view of the award-winning Ice Punch; poinsettia reveals the green and yellow flowers and cranberry- and white-patterned bracts. Page 10.

Ice Punch Poinsettia - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Meet Ice Punch, a striking award-winning poinsettia that was the 2008 beauty queen. Encinitas, California, is where many poinsettias get their start. Page 9.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 5.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 15.

Red and Orange Poinsettias - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
In the greenhouses at the Paul Ecke Ranch in Encinitas, California, groupings of poinsettia varieties blend seamlessly from one to another. Page 11.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch. Page 16.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias
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 6.

Pictures of the Paul Ecke Poinsettia Ranch
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch.

Outdoor Christmas Decorations and Holiday Lights - Xmas Outdoor Decorating Ideas with Light Displays
Outdoor Christmas and holiday decorations are often the first signs that it's time to celebrate the season. Page 6.

Outdoor Hanukkah Decorations and Holiday Lights - Xmas Outdoor Decorating Ideas with Light Displays
Outdoor Christmas and holiday decorations are often the first signs that it's time to celebrate the season. Light up your world! Page 3.

Outdoor Christmas Decorations and Holiday Lights
Outdoor Christmas and holiday decorations are often the first signs that it's time to celebrate the season. Light up your cacti! Page 8.

Baltimore's 34th Street Holiday Lights - Outdoor Christmas Decorations and Holiday Lights
Outdoor Christmas and holiday decorations are often the first signs that it's time to celebrate the season. Page 7.

Brooklyn's Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
Outdoor Christmas and holiday decorations are often the first signs that it's time to celebrate the season. Page 4.

Outdoor Christmas Decorations and Holiday Lights - Balboa Island
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Outdoor Christmas Decorations and Holiday Lights
Outdoor Christmas and holiday decorations are often the first signs that it's time to celebrate the season. Light up your world wherever you live.

Xmas Outdoor Decorating Ideas with Light Displays - Outdoor Decorations for Christmas
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Outdoor Christmas and holiday decorations are often the first signs that it's time to celebrate the season. Check out this Baltimore house. Page 9.

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Fall Serveware for Your Outdoor Party
Come fall, serve it up stylishly -- and festively -- with these serveware pieces that will make your outdoor party a big hit.

Modern Outdoor Patio Furniture: Dwell on Design 2010
Modern outdoor patio furniture and accessory fans got their fill at the Dwell on Design 2010 event, held at the L.A. Convention Center.

Modern Outdoor Patio Furniture: Dwell on Design 2010
Modern outdoor patio furniture and accessory fans got their fill at the Dwell on Design 2010 event, held at the L.A. Convention Center.

Doormats for Christmas and Winter Holidays
We've got your front entry covered for the holidays with these festive outdoor doormats for winter and Christmas.

Kohler's Tea for Two
Kohler's Tea-for-Two whirlpool bath tub is a relaxing spa that is included in this gallery of the best hot tubs for two people.

Hot Spring TX
In the market for a two-person hot tub? Among our picks is the TX by Hot Spring, which features 10 jets and energy-saving features.

Bullfrog Spas' 331
Bullfrog Spas' 331 hot tub has 244 jets available, but is built for just two people. It's one of the best small spas featured in this slideshow.

Cal Spas Genesis
Cal Spas' Genesis hot tub has 18 jets and other amenities, but is compact in size and built for two. It's one of our best two-person spas featured in this gallery.

Caldera's Aventine
Caldera's Aventine spa seats two and was designed for small spaces. It's one of the best two-person hot tubs featured in this slideshow.

Hot Tubs for Two: The Best of the Bunch
Not everyone wants to entertain a crowd in their hot tub. Consider a more intimate hot tub built for two -- featured in this slid!eshow that highlights the best of the bunch.

Spa-2-Go
Interested in a two-person spa? Check out the inflatable Spa-2-Go, one of several we've found for two people.

Jacuzzi J-315
Need a hot tub built for just two? Take a dip in the J-315 by Jacuzzi for a smaller, luxurious spa experience.

ThermoSpas Gemini
ThermoSpas' Gemini is a compact hot tub that offers lots of amenities and is built for two people. It's one of the best two-person spas we feature in this slideshow.

Vita Bath
Vita Bath's Le Magnifique is a luxurious spa that is included in our selection of best hot tubs for two people.

Whirlpool Royal
Whirlpool's Royal Hot Tub is a heart-shaped spa with 10 body massage jets that is one of our selections for the best hot tubs for two people.

What Is a Plunge Pool?
What, exactly, is a plunge pool? Find out why a plunge pool is different than other types of residential swimming pools.

How to Play Beer Pong - Outdoor Party Games
What, exactly, is beer pong, and how do you play it? We cover the basic rules so that you can play it at your next outdoor party.

Swimming Pool Pumps and Motors - Functions
You know pumps and motors are vital components to a pool and spa, but what exactly is their function? Learn about these important pieces of equipment.

Best Decking: 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards
Voting has ended for the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Our readers have chosen a winner! Find out who won!

Tree Lights: How to Wrap Trees With Outdoor Lights
Learn how to wrap trees with indoor/outdoor light strands to decorate for holidays or any occasion in this helpful step-by-step tutorial.

Tree Lights: How to Wrap Trees With Outdoor Lights
Learn how to wrap trees with indoor/outdoor light strands to decorate for holidays or any occasion in this helpful step-by-step tutorial.

Lighting a Tree: Tools and Supplies
So, you have decided to install light strings on the trunk and branches of a tree or two in your yard. Consult this checklist of tools and supplies before you start the project. That is, unless you enjoy countless trips to the hardware store.

Hanging Xmas Lights - Using an Extension Ladder
Before using an extension ladder, make sure it's at a proper angle and that it is secure on the ground. Enlist the help of a friend to

Hanging Tree Lights - Start From the Bottom
Decide where the visible base of the tree is, and start from there. Visible base? Sure, the tree's trunk grows from the ground on up -- but if you can't see the bottom of the trunk from the street, why waste 100-or-so lights on it?

Get Paid For Saving Water - Rebates and Incentives
If you live in a region affected by drought, you might be able to replace your lawn or irrigation at a discount. Check out this list of rebates and incentives.

What to Look for When Buying a Fire Pit
Before you go shopping for a fire pit, learn what you should look for. Size, safety, location and materials are important in finding the best fire pit for your outdoor living space.

Earthquakes and Pools - Can an Earthquake Damage My Pool?
Whether you live in earthquake-prone California or somewhere else, you may have some questions. Find out how it affects your pool and yard.

What is a Veranda? Definition of Veranda - What's a Verandah
Is your outdoor living space a veranda or simply a patio? Discover the distinction, including the history of the veranda.

What is Bocce Ball? - Outdoor Games to Play in Your Yard
Bocce, or Italian lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games in the world, and is one of the oldest lawn or yard games. Learn how to play at home.

Approved Anti-Entrapment Drain Covers for Pools and Spas
Owners and operators of public swimming pools had the deadline of Dec. 19, 2008, to be equipped with anti-entrapment drain covers and fittings conforming to ASME/ANSI standards. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will enforce compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act as a consumer product safety rule.

Approved Anti-Entrapment Drain Covers for Pools and Spas
Owners and operators of public swimming pools had the deadline of Dec. 19, 2008, to be equipped with anti-entrapment drain covers and fittings conforming to ASME/ANSI standards. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will enforce compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act as a consumer product safety rule.

Protect Your Yard and Pool Before a Storm or Tornado
Storms, tornadoes and hurricanes are inevitable. If you live in a storm or hurricane-prone region, take a proactive approach to surviving a disaster.

Best Films With Pool Scenes - Top Swimming Pool Scenes
Swimming pools and movie stars go hand and hand. Check out our fun list of films that feature memorable scenes that take place in a swimming pool.

Vertical Gardens - Plants for Walls and Privacy Screens
Learn the right plants to use for different parts of your wall or vertical garden, along with materials, designs, themes, and types of privacy screens.

How to Build a Pool - Planning a Swimming Pool Project - Building a Swimming Pool
Follow along throughout the many stages it takes to build a new inground swimming pool. From digging the big pit to the final result, you'll witness the various steps and stages involved in a complete backyard swimming pool project. Not a do-it-yourself project, this pool includes a landscape architect, licensed pool contractor, subcontractors and crew.

Building a Backyard Inground Swimming Pool
Follow along through the many stages it takes to build a new pool. From digging the big pit to the final result, you'll witness the various steps.

How to Build a Pool - Planning a Swimminig Pool Project - Building a Swimming Pool
Follow along throughout the many stages it takes to build a new inground swimming pool. From digging the big pit to the final result, you'll witness the various steps and stages involved in a complete backyard swimming pool project. Not a do-it-yourself project, this pool includes a landscape architect, licensed pool contractor, subcontractors and crew.

How to Build a Pool - Planning a Swimming Pool Project - Building a Swimming Pool
Follow along throughout the many stages it takes to build a new inground swimming pool. From digging the big pit to the final result, you'll witness the various steps and stages involved in a complete backyard swimming pool project. Not a do-it-yourself project, this pool includes a landscape architect, licensed pool contractor, subcontractors and crew.

How to Build a Pool - Planning a Swimming Pool Project - Building a Swimming Pool
Follow along throughout the many stages it takes to build a new inground inground swimming pool. From digging the big pit to the final result, you'll witness the various steps and stages involved in a complete backyard swimming pool project. Not a do-it-yourself project, this pool includes a landscape architect, licensed pool contractor, subcontractors and crew.

How to Build a Pool - Planning a Swimming Pool Project - Building a Swimming Pool
Follow along throughout the many stages it takes to build a new swimming pool. From digging the big pit to the final result, you'll witness the various steps and stages involved in a complete backyard swimming pool project. Not a do-it-yourself project, this pool includes a landscape architect, licensed pool contractor, subcontractors and crew.

Hollywood, Pools and Hot tubs
Discover why pools and spas are a glamorous addition to the homes of presidents, movie stars and other celebrities.

Films With Memorable Hot Tub Scenes
A hot tub on screen suggests some kind of action will occur, romantic or otherwise. Our list of best hot tub scenes covers a broad range of years..

The Lion King 1½ - Top Hot Tub Film Scenes
'The Lion King 1' is one of our picks for best hot tub movie scenes, believe it or not. Find out why.

Middle Age Crazy
An obscure old film, 'Middle Age Crazy' was made in 1980 and features a memorable hot tub scene, one of our top picks. Learn why.

Tequila Sunrise
It's 1988, and things are getting steamy in the film 'Tequila Sunrise.' Find out why its hot tub scene made our list of top hot tub films.

The Player - Best Hot Tub Film Scenes
In 1992's 'The Player,' Tim Robbins is in a memorable hot tub scene. It's on our list of top hot tub scenes in film. Find out why.

Whip It! - Best Hot Tub Movie Scenes
Before he went the late-night talk show route, Jimmy Fallon was in a few films, including 'Whip It!' Learn why his hot tub scenes and character made our list.

Best Films With Hot Tub Scenes - About Schmidt
'About Schmidt' has a memorable hot tub scene involving Kathy Bates and Jack Nicholson. The film is one of our picks for top hot tub scenes in movies.

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
The first Austin Powers film features an unforgettable hot tub scene, and is one of our 12 picks for best hot tub film scenes. Discover the other films we picked.

Top Hot Tub Films - Boogie Nights
The hot tub scene in 'Boogie Nights' is one of the most memorable in our list of 12 hot tub moments in movies.

Charlie Wilson's War
'Charlie Wilson's War' features many memorable hot tub moments. The film is one of our selections for best hot tub film scenes.

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Top Movie Hot Tub Scenes - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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Top Film Hot Tub Scenes - The Heartbreak Kid
The Ben Stiller film, 'The Heartbreak Kid', is one of our picks for top 12 hot tub movie scenes. Discover why.

Hot Tub Time Machine - Best Hot Tub Movie Scenes
It's no surprise that 'Hot Tub Time Machine' is a memorable film with hot tub scenes. Both 1 and 2 are our picks for bet hot tub movies.

Charlie Sheen Buys Beverly Hills House With Pool - Charlie Sheen Buys House for Ex-Wife - Charlie House Buys House for $9.5 Million
Somehow, amid all of Charlie Sheen's interviews, ramblings, rants, firings and profound catch phrases, the celebrity managed to buy a house. A big, Beverly Hills mansion with 7 bedrooms and 8.5 baths -- should he decide to ever take one -- all for $7.5 million. The Mulholland Estates home is just doors away from Sheen's own house -- dubbed Sober Valley Lodge. Various reports say that Sheen is buying the house for ex-wife Denise Richards, while others say it's for ex-wife Brooke Mueller.

Charlie Sheen Sells Beverly Hills Mansion
Somehow, amid all of Charlie Sheen's interviews, ramblings, rants, firings and profound catch phrases, the celebrity managed to buy a house. Take a look.

Charlie Sheen Buys Beverly Hills House With Pool - Charlie Sheen Buys House for Ex-Wife - Charlie House Buys House for $9.5 Million
Somehow, amid all of Charlie Sheen's interviews, ramblings, rants, firings and profound catch phrases, the celebrity managed to buy a house. A big, Beverly Hills mansion with 7 bedrooms and 8.5 baths -- should he decide to ever take one -- all for $7.5 million. The Mulholland Estates home is just doors away from Sheen's own house -- dubbed Sober Valley Lodge. Various reports say that Sheen is buying the house for ex-wife Denise Richards, while others say it's for ex-wife Brooke Mueller.

Charlie Sheen Buys Beverly Hills House With Pool - Charlie Sheen Buys House for Ex-Wife - Charlie House Buys House for $9.5 Million
Somehow, amid all of Charlie Sheen's interviews, ramblings, rants, firings and profound catch phrases, the celebrity managed to buy a house. A big, Beverly Hills mansion with 7 bedrooms and 8.5 baths -- should he decide to ever take one -- all for $7.5 million. The Mulholland Estates home is just doors away from Sheen's own house -- dubbed Sober Valley Lodge. Various reports say that Sheen is buying the house for ex-wife Denise Richards, while others say it's for ex-wife Brooke Mueller.

Charlie Sheen Sells Beverly Hills Mansion
Somehow, amid all of Charlie Sheen's interviews, ramblings, rants, firings and profound catch phrases, the celebrity managed to buy a house. Take a look.

How to Shop for Vintage Patio Furniture at a Flea Market
Learn how to shop at a flea market for vintage garden furniture, what to look for, and how to negotiate. Then, come home with fabulous furnishings!

Best Outdoor Lighting 2012 - Foscarini - Finalists - 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards
There are five finalists in the Best Outdoor Lighting category of the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Finalist Foscarini got its start in the early 1980s as a Murano blown glass lamp studio/company. Now located on a Venetian island, Foscarini has expanded its materials to include glass, polyethylene, wood, aluminum, an exclusive textured glass and Kevlar or carbon fiber composite. Each light or lamp is like a work of art.

Philips Forecast - 2012 Best Outdoor Lighting Finalist - 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards
2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards' Best Outdoor Lighting finalist Philips Forecast began in Southern California in the early 1970s. In 1992, Lightolier acquired Forecast and relocated the company to its current headquarters in Elgin, Illinois. In 2010, the Forecast Lighting line became part of Philips Consumer Luminaires, a business unit of Philips North America.

Kichler Lighting - Finalist for Best Outdoor Lighting - About.com Readers' Choice Awards 2012
Ready to vote for the company that designs and manufactures what you consider to be the Best Outdoor Lighting? The About.com Reader's Choice Awards 2012 Best Pool and Patio category honors the year's top pool and patio products, brands and manufacturers, as nominated and chosen by our readers. This is the second year that the Pool and Patio category has participated in the site-wide About.com Readers' Choice Awards.

Best Outdoor Lighting Finalist - Hinkley Lighting - 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards - Home and Garden
One of the finalists for Best Outdoor Lighting in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards is Hinkley Lighting, which began in 1922 as a small family lighting company. Currently led by the family's fourth generation in northeast Ohio, Hinkley continues to design and manufacture top-quality lighting fixtures with a focus on energy-efficient lighting.

The Best Outdoor Lighting Brands
Discover the outdoor lighting brands that About.com readers selected as their favorites.

Sea Gull Lighting - 2012 Best Outdoor Lighting Finalist - About.com Readers' Choice Awards
About.com Best Outdoor Lighting finalist Sea Gull Lighting began as a small lighting specialty shop in Philadelphia in 1919 -- right after World War I. Owner Henry Siegel designed and hard-wired portable lighting fixtures, patenting them with an eye to the future. The Hirsch and Solomon families continue the philosophy of Siegel's family-run business -- design and build quality and fashionable products. Sea Gull Lighting's plant is now based in Riverside, New Jersey. The company also maintains operations in Philadelphia; Houston and Las Vegas

The Best House Numbers and Addresses
Looking for new address numbers or letters for your home? We've tracked down the best places to find them, online or at a store near you.

Can Succulents Freeze?
Can succulents and cactus freeze? While they are associated with warm climates, these popular plants can freeze. Find out how to care for them.

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An index of categories in the

Spa & Hot Tub Hub: Materials, Costs, Benefits & More
By joining the ranks of hot tub or spa owners, you're in good company with thousands of others who have found warmth, relaxation, entertainment, socialization, and health benefits. Learn how to maintain your spa so that you can enjoy it throughout the year.

Where to Buy Outdoor Fabric
We've hunted far and wide to come up with a good list of bricks-and-mortar and online retailers who might have the outdoor fabric of your dreams.

Where to Buy Outdoor Fabric
We've hunted far and wide to come up with a good list of bricks-and-mortar and online retailers who might have the outdoor fabric of your dreams.

How to Make Outdoor Patio Cushion Covers - Easy Outdoor Patio Cushion Pillow Covers - No-Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers
Make sure the material is larger than the outdoor pillow you want to cover. The cloth must be able to cover the stuffed pillow and also have an extra 3-5 inches to easily slide the pillow in and out of its new slipcover.

How to Make Outdoor Patio Cushion Covers - Easy Outdoor Patio Cushion Pillow Covers - No-Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers
Your outdoor pillows need an instant makeover. How do you make pillow covers for your outdoor pillows if you can't sew or don't have the time? Follow these easy instructions for quickly changing the look of your outdoor seating by making slip covers for pillows you already have. This particular pillow cover calls for two bandanas but no needle, thread, or sewing skills. It can also be made in less than 30 minutes. Amazing!

How to Make Outdoor Patio Cushion Covers - Easy Outdoor Patio Cushion Pillow Covers - No-Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers
Your outdoor pillows need an instant makeover. How do you make pillow covers for your outdoor pillows if you can't sew or don't have the time? Follow these easy instructions for quickly changing the look of your outdoor seating by making slip covers for pillows you already have. This particular pillow cover calls for two bandanas but no needle, thread, or sewing skills. It can also be made in less than 30 minutes. Amazing!

Easy, No-Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers
Your outdoor pillows need an instant makeover. Follow our instructions for easy pillow covers that don't require any sewing!

How to Make Outdoor Patio Cushion Covers - Easy Outdoor Patio Cushion Pillow Covers - No-Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers
Your outdoor pillows need an instant makeover. How do you make pillow covers for your outdoor pillows if you can't sew or don't have the time? Follow these easy instructions for quickly changing the look of your outdoor seating by making slip covers for pillows you already have. This particular pillow cover calls for two bandanas but no needle, thread, or sewing skills. It can also be made in less than 30 minutes. Amazing!

How to Make Outdoor Patio Cushion Covers - Easy Outdoor Patio Cushion Pillow Covers - No-Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers
Your outdoor pillows need an instant makeover. How do you make pillow covers for your outdoor pillows if you can't sew or don't have the time? Follow these easy instructions for quickly changing the look of your outdoor seating by making slip covers for pillows you already have. This particular pillow cover calls for two bandanas but no needle, thread, or sewing skills. It can also be made in less than 30 minutes. Amazing!

How to Make Outdoor Patio Cushion Covers - Easy Outdoor Patio Cushion Pillow Covers - No-Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers
Your outdoor pillows need an instant makeover. How do you make pillow covers for your outdoor pillows if you can't sew or don't have the time? Follow these easy instructions for quickly changing the look of your outdoor seating by making slip covers for pillows you already have. This particular pillow cover calls for two bandanas but no needle, thread, or sewing skills. It can also be made in less than 30 minutes. Amazing!

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.

Building a Pool: Why Do You Want to Build a Pool?
Planning, building and maintaining a swimming pool or spa is not an inpulsive purchase. Learn questions to ask yourself before taking the plunge.

All About Decorating With Poinsettias - Poinsettia Designs, Pictures, Facts, Tips and Myths
Poinsettia plants add visual impact and curb appeal to your front porch or entryway at Christams. Discover how to decorate and design with poinsettias.

What is Shorea? Types of Tropical Hardwoos
Shorea is a tropical hardwood that is used for many of the same purposes as teak, including garden furniture. Learn more about this popular wood.

Outdoor Decorations for a 4th of July Party
The 4th of July might be your biggest outdoor party of the year. Consider adding some of these sizzling outdoor decorations for a festive Fourth of July.

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A Gallery of Red Front Doors
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A Gallery of Red Front Doors
Discover the history and symbolism of red front doors, then take a tour of some of the most attractive red doors you'll ever see.

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A Picture Gallery of Red Front Doors
Discover the history and symbolism of red front doors, then take a tour of some of the most attractive red doors you'll ever see.

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Blow Mold Christmas Decorations - 12 Days of Christmas Decorations
Need ideas for decorating outside for the Christmas holidays? We've gathered 12 days-worth of DIY projects, inspirational ideas and photos to make you drop everything and go decorate your yard, like, now! Sing this to the tune of the beloved holiday classic,

Men's Gift Ideas - Decorating and Celebrating Christmas - 12 Days of Outdoor Christmas
Need ideas for decorating outside for the Christmas holidays? We've gathered 12 days-worth of DIY projects, inspirational ideas and photos to make you drop everything and go decorate your yard, like, now! Sing this to the tune of the beloved holiday classic,

Decorating for Christmas With Reindeer - 12 Days of Christmas Decorations
On the fifth day of Christmas decorating, my design muse made for me -- five yard reindeer. Join Pool and Patio for the 12 Days of Christmas Decorating.

Decorating for Christmas - 12 Days of Christmas Decorations - 12 Days of Christmas Decorating Ideas
Need ideas for decorating outside for the Christmas holidays? We've gathered 12 days-worth of DIY projects, inspirational ideas and photos to make you drop everything and go decorate your yard, like, now! Sing this to the tune of the beloved holiday classic,

12 Days of Outdoor Christmas Decorations
Need ideas for decorating outside for the Christmas holidays? We've gathered 12 days-worth outdoor holiday decorations.

Double Door Wreath - 12 Days of Outdoor Christmas Decorations - 12 Days of Christmas Decorating Ideas
Need ideas for decorating outside for the Christmas holidays? We've gathered 12 days-worth of DIY projects, inspirational ideas and photos to make you drop everything and go decorate your yard, like, now! Sing this to the tune of the beloved holiday classic,

Garden Gnomes - Decorating for Christmas With Garden Gnomes - 12 Days of Christmas Decorations
On the sixth day of Christmas decorating, my design muse gave to me -- six garden gnomes. Find out what the others are in The 12 Days of Christmas Decorating.

Poinsettias - Decorating Outdoors With Poinsettias - 12 Days of Christmas Decorating Ideas
On the seventh day of Christmas decorations, my design muse gave to me -- seven colorful poinsettias. Learn what the 11 other ones are in The 12 Days of Christmas Decorating.

Christmas Decorations - Nutcracker Decorations for Christmas - 12 Days of Christmas Decorations
On the ninth day of Christmas decorations, my design muse made for me -- nine nutcrackers cracking. So, what are the 11 other decorations? Take a tour through The 12 Days of Christmas Decorations.

Decorating for Christmas - Angel Statues for The 12 Days of Christmas Decorations
It's the tenth day of Christmas decorations. My design muse gave me 10 angel statues. Discover The 12 Days of Christmas Decorations and get inspired.

Blown-Glass Ornaments - 12 Days of Christmas Decorations
We've gathered 12 days-worth of DIY projects, inspirational ideas and photos to make you drop everything and go decorate your yard, like, now! Sing this to the tune of the beloved holiday classic,

Christmas Decorations: 12 Days of Christmas Decorations - 12 Days of Outdoor Christmas Decorations - 12 Days of Christmas Decorating Ideas
Need ideas for decorating outside for the Christmas holidays? We've gathered 12 days-worth of DIY projects, inspirational ideas and photos to make you drop everything and go decorate your yard, like, now! Sing this to the tune of the beloved holiday classic,

Fall Ideas and Decorations for Outdoors
You can find inspiration in nature, with container gardens, lighting, garlands, wreaths and pillows. Check out our ideas for adding fall fun to your entry.

Poinsettia Fun Facts, Tips and Myths
Consumer polls show that poinsettias are still the Christmas season's favorite plant. Maybe it's the different colors and varieties in which it comes, it's rich history and tradition or the mystery and folklore that surrounds the Mexican native. Let's find out more about this exotic beauty.

Ways to Celebrate Christmas Outdoors
Cooped up for the holidays? Get out of the house and have fun with these great ideas for celebrating Christmas in your yard and neighborhood.

Hot Tub and Spa Glossary and Terms
This glossary of hot tub and spa terms is a handy reference tool that explains frequently used words and terminology.

Hot Tub and Spa Glossary and Terms
This glossary of hot tub and spa terms is a handy reference tool that explains frequently used words and terminology.

Hot Tub and Spa Glossary and Terms
This glossary of hot tub and spa terms is a handy reference tool that explains frequently used words and terminology.

Hot Tub and Spa Glossary and Terms
This glossary of hot tub and spa terms is a handy reference tool that explains frequently used words and terminology.

Hot Tub and Spa Glossary and Terms
This glossary of hot tub and spa terms is a handy reference tool that explains frequently used words and terminology.

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