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OUTDOOR TRENDS • All the inspiration you need to make the most of life in your backyard
Q: What’s Your Favorite Spring Flower?
Pave the Way
Let’s Just Shop • These backyard upgrades will elevate weeknight hangouts and bustling parties alike. Warm weather, here we come!
Survival Instinct • For an artist working between Kingston, Jamaica, and Chicago, the botanical world is not what it seems.
It’s Time to Plan Your Outdoor Kitchen • And guess what? You might even be able to enjoy it this summer.
A Tale of Two Gardens • In Fairfield County, Connecticut, two landscape designs rely on clean, formal geometry—but with strikingly different results.
So This Is LOVE • Budding designer walks into a dreamy Colonial, fireworks ensue—but first she has to figure out how to buy the house.
A Place in the Sun • These shockingly soft outdoor fabrics can withstand everything you (or your pets, kids, and houseguests) toss at them.
Off the Beaten Path • An eco-conscious designer crafts an enchanting family home in northern Florida that blends into its surroundings.
Open Season • One family finds comfort amid the vineyards of California’s majestic wine country.
2023 CREATOR CLASS • The Content Innovators Changing How We Live
The Deep End • In a tranquil corner of Napa Valley, two designers create a hillside compound to host family (and unforgettable parties).
Glow in the Dark • Turn up the ambience in your backyard with illuminating outdoor lanterns.