How to Plant Container Gardens

With temps finally trending in a warmer direction, it’s a great time to talk about container gardens. They’re such a great way to add color and texture to your deck, porch, or patio).

So I headed back to Lynde Greenhouse, on a day when Christina just happened to be planting container gardens for a customer.  She was nice enough to let me observe and snap some pics, while she planted and shared some tips.

spring container gardens - a good way to add color and texture to the porch, deck, or patio

Here’s a peek into the planting session, along with her great tips and tricks…
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5 Design Ideas That Will Transform Your Outdoor Dining Space

modern outdoor dining space
santa clara dining

When we’re designing our indoor dining rooms the goal is pretty simple: Create a comfortable, welcoming space where we can enjoy great food and good company.

And when it comes to designing outdoor dining spaces, the goal should be the same, right?   But for some reason, sometimes we still may be unsure what to do. So we either a) do nothing at all, or b) plop a table and chairs down and call it good.

If a. or b. describes you but you’d like something more, here are 5 ways to make your outdoor dining space comfy and welcoming:

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