Achieving the Ultimate in Outdoor Entertainment. Ever since I can remember, it has always been engrained in school to study hard, pay attention, try your best and straight A’s will come your way. This couldn’t have proved to be truer, with one exception, the designing and implementation of an outdoor entertainment area. I now personally strive for straight F’s when developing architectural plans for these spaces. Food, Fire and Fluidity have become the main elements, when brought together, which deliver the ultimate staycation of any homeowners dreams.
And Much, Much More: An Array of Colors, Varieties and Sizes. February is undoubtedly the month of love and the rose has come to symbolize and strengthen this bond for hundreds of years. The high demand for this coveted flower during Valentine’s Day can easily triple in cost compared to that of the summer months. Men across the country can be seen rushing around last minute on Feb. 14 dropping $60-$100 just to pick up 12 of these beauties for their loved one.
The dog days of summer are now long behind us, days are shorter and temperatures much more comfortable. It’s this time of year, the fall, which is the most ideal for introductions into your landscape. Plants are beginning to prepare for winter and going into a stage of dormancy to conserve energy for the long, harsh winter. This reduced growth activity is exactly what allows their installation/transplant with little or no stress to the plant itself. Also take advantage of the array of vibrant colors the fall has to offer in making your selections.