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Making the most of your outdoor living space

Blog by Robert Matthews | May 1st, 2020

Whether a large yard or a small balcony, the advent of warmer weather has most of us looking forward to using our outdoor space. Here's some ideas to make the most of your space. While acquring supplies may be difficult right now, these ideas may fire up ypur imagination to do what you can with what you've got.

No matter how large or small your space, if you're lucky enough to have outdoor space get out there and enjoy your morning cup of coffee or your evening cocktail! Or take the opportunity to read a book in the outdoors, or simply delight in what may be quieter-than-usual surroundings (less traffic noise - yay!). 

Here's more: https://porch.com/advice/5-ways-spruce-outdoor-space-spring

Great inspiration here! https://onekindesign.com/2018/05/04/patio-ideas-outdoor-living-entertaining/


Some great inspiration here, particularly for city balconies. But, really, useful ideas for any outdoor space. (Remember to choose "reader view" if you're on an iPad or something similar, for a more pleasant reading experience). https://freshome.com/inspiration/apartment-balcony/

Perhaps you really want to start from the basics. Here's a good primer on foliage, furnishings, ambiance, and more. https://www.nytimes.com/guides/realestate/create-an-outdoor-space-garden