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Light Up Your Summer There’s no better time to enjoy the outdoors than during the summer months, especially when the bright sunshine gives way to dusk. After a long hot day, sitting out in the...
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Today is an excuse to kick back and relax-- it's National Hammock Day!
Hammocks are seen as a symbol of summer, leisure and relaxation. They are typically used for sleeping, swinging and resting. So, take some time today to enjoy your own hammock, get some peace...
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This artist and builder brings childhood fantasies to life with her hand-designed, backyard playhouses for all to enjoy.
This builder brings childhood fantasies to life with her elaborate backyard play structures, and new wheelchair accessibility project.
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Farmers are doing their part to implement sustainable practices.
Most conservation ideas used on larger farms can be adapted in some form on your acreage to keep water as clean as possible and to hold natural resources in place. Here are six ways farmers are...
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This farm family is doing all they can to help keep water leaving their land clean.
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Give your kids or grandkids a special place to call their own and let their imaginations run wild! Build them a treehouse or playhouse, and inspire endless hours of play!
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Big pavers, big patterns, and gardens on the patio are hot this year
Extending the living space to the outdoors has been a big trend over recent years. Fernanda Pedroso works in research and development for Belgard Hardscapes. She says for 2014, homeowners are...
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Here are just a few favorite gardens and landscapes submitted by readers in our Beautiful Places photo contest, sponsored by Exmark Mowers. ENTER YOUR PHOTO HERE: http://www.livingthecountrylife.com/...
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These charming outdoor kitchens include all the BBQ staples any grill master could need. Owners can relax and cook outside without worrying about forgetting something indoors.
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Play Superman and soar over the ground
A few years ago my parents built a zipline between a couple of trees in their yard for the grandkids. It isn’t very long and isn’t up very high off the ground, but the kids just love it...

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