Building a Garden Walkway

Oklahoma Gardening host Kim Toscano and Studio Garden Manager Tami Kraybill demonstrate how to build a naturalistic flagstone pathway through the garden.

A Different Pointe of View

Coming in off of 7th Street, the drive takes you up a quite high hillside to the top where the eating establishment is set down. Was one of the ideal, so I had to attempt that. The individuals at the dining establishment were superior, from the pleasant valet (for me, at the very least), to … Read moreA Different Pointe of View

Flagstone Patio Videos

How to Lay a Flagstone Patio Flagstone patios can be done in a number of different ways to suit your home and landscape. To read more on how to lay a flagstone patio, check out: http://abt.cm/1iYpABZ Visit http://video.about…. Read More… Flagstone Patio Installation from Start to Finish This Flagstone Patio Installation video will teach you … Read moreFlagstone Patio Videos

How to Attract Hummingbirds & Take the Best Pictures

They’re fleet, they’re fast and they’re beautiful. Hummingbirds can be found in many regions of the world and make highly interesting, profitable subjects for digital photography. Use these tips and techniques to attract hummingbirds year after year to your home and get great digital photos. Are There Hummingbirds Near You? Look! Over above the flower … Read moreHow to Attract Hummingbirds & Take the Best Pictures

Ending the Search for Patio Sets Made from Recycled Material

Interested in patio sets made from recycled material? Consider PolyWood patio furniture. PolyWood products are made from recycled HDPE plastics converted to what is now known as plastic lumber or poly lumber, ideal for any kind of climate, scenery or weather. Discover the eco and practical benefits. How PolyWood Furniture is Made In ending the … Read moreEnding the Search for Patio Sets Made from Recycled Material

‘BIG BROTHER 2′: IF THE HOUSE IS A-ROCKIN’ …

The first season of “Big Brother” gave CBS better-than-usual summer ratings among young viewers, but for some reason, in terms of overall popularity, the U.S. reality TV show couldn’t hold a candle to its counterparts across Europe. That prompted CBS and Netherlands-based Endemol Entertainment to break with the European formula and give veteran producer redone … Read more‘BIG BROTHER 2′: IF THE HOUSE IS A-ROCKIN’ …

A Different Pointe of View

A Different Pointe of View, the flagship restaurant of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs, has received numerous awards, including Best Atmosphere Award, Best Service Award, Best Continental Cuisine and Best Restaurant Award in Phoenix MagazineÂ’s reader restaurant survey, Best Wine with a View from the Arizona Republic and, for the past 21 years has been … Read moreA Different Pointe of View

GARDEN DREAMS.

One of the great things about garden tours is the way they inspire us. Those of us whose homes aren’t on the tour can take a look around at the perfect KLCC KLCC Kuala Lumpur City Centre (Malaysia)  in Bloom Garden Tour gives rise to these same kinds of gardening dreams. The intent of this down-to-earth … Read moreGARDEN DREAMS.

Backyard Patio Design Ideas

Backyard patio design ideas are plentiful and abundant and highly specific to the tastes of the individual. Some people like their backyard patios to be designed for functionality, some want the most beautiful garden oasis you could imagine, other patio design plan center around leisure or relaxation. Whatever backyard patio designs you value the most you should take the time to research a number of design ideas to completely exhaust your options. Once you have a large array of design plans available you can pick and choose exactly what you want.

How To Design A Backyard Patio

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Short stories: The dinner

Guido’s Dinner

The hewn stone English tudor home set half a mile from the road in the midst of blue grass and willows.  On the east side of the house, on the expanse of dewy lawn, a long white table, draped in a purple cotton cloth, held food, from the patio a young latino man played classic guitar.

Juliette sat at the head of the table.  For it was her table and she was the host of Guido’s dinner.  There were several other guests and they hummed in quiet conversations, as a warm breeze tossed gently through their gathering.  Pitchers of ice water and wine filled the table, with racks of lamb, rice, yams and fresh peas.  A pecan salad with strawberry vinegrette had been previously delivered by a small woman who sang under her breath and smelled of fresh linen and pie.

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