, They will soften the deck s edges and in the absence of railings will act as a natural barrier to keep people from stepping off into the surrounding bed Just like indoors, the underside of a deck or staircase is a perfect space to convert into storage use it for items such as garden tools, empty pots and
, Container gardens are my domain for now, and between herbs and potatoes and flowering front porch planters, we kind of rocked it this season the inside of the assembled rectangle, trimmed it to size, and then we used a staple gun to pin the metal in place around the inside bottom edge of the planter.
Follow the steps below to visualize the possibilities of adding a porch to your home or remodeling your current one basic two story home design Do you have a two story home Great! Then use our Two Story Home Illustrator instead We show you a brick two story home as well as a two story home with siding.
Tiered planters For those with small outdoor spaces who want to keep their gardening outdoors, consider using a tiered planter This way, instead of spreading out your garden, it just goes up, instead of out! Tiered planters are a great use of space for those gardening for small spaces Use railings Have a patio with rails
Using cellular PVC trim stock for an outdoor planter gives you a flower display box that can hold up to the elements Screw blocks around the pieces to hold them in place and keep the frames square when gluing them in Step Tip Once glue is added to the end of a rail, lift the rail at the center so that it bends slightly.
, BEFORE The original backyard already had a deck, but the railing s scale disrupted the space and the location of the steps down to the lower part The homeowners had originally wanted the planters to be made of Cor Ten, but they used cedar instead since the steel would have added too much to
, Here is my tiered planter turned into a deco mesh Christmas tree for my deck Once our OSU wreath was in place, I had to make a Purdue Boilermaker colored wreath to put a stop to the grief I was getting Stairway garlands and swags this makes me wish I had a a staircase like this just to decorate it.
, choice in Christmas decorations whether you only choose to outline the front facing windows, to wrap porch posts or deck the entire porch with lights You can also drape garland on railing and from underneath the porch ceiling for a classic look Go a step further by adding spray snow to the windows.
Our porch landscaping ideas will not only enhance the look of your home but also potentially add value Discover Front Yard Landscaping with perennials around porch steps If you have a Cape Cod style home consider window boxes and or planters attached to your porch railing and stone paths leading to the porch.
, As a general rule, a handrail is required in residential construction on any stair with three or more risers It must be present The modernist in me always prefers to highlight the natural properties of the material rather than conceal them In other They can make great retrofit and outdoor options, though.
Front Porch Steps Functional Yet Beautiful What if porch steps weren t taken for granted Most steps are built for function rather than beauty But it doesn t have to be that The addition of built in curved planters softens the look and adds a whole new dimension to the porch Porch Stair Handrails for Safety and Appeal.
, We re excited to update this post with the full step by step DIY that s right, no more clicking around to get the details If you ve built one, please take a We made another set of vertical clay pots for our nepenthes pitcher plants in our outdoor shower area carnivorous garden We used inch clay pots for
, From laying the pavers to building a table, trellises and feet of planter boxes, we had a busy, rewarding summer! It was fun hard work, and I mean that Instead, we landed on a wide open staircase, one that would allow for the most effortless indoor to outdoor flow Rather than contain ourselves to a
I like to use a few larger pieces instead of lots of small thing orating If you use a pedestal planter, or a great chair decked out for fall or anything tall remember to add some fall element near or on the ground Yes, that is a spider on the beautiful spider web he made on the porch railing next to my little arrangement!
, The homeowners had wanted a backyard labyrinth, which Terzi and Lewis didn t think they had room for, so they installed the brick patio in a circular pattern instead The brick paving ties into the home s facade, while new tiered steel planters complement metal stairs and a balcony off the townhouse.
If your deck has seen better days, there may be another solution besides replacing the entire thing! Check out how to restore your For the railings, planter boxes and pergola we used the Restore X It s a solid stain that features Don t skip this stepprep is the most important part of most projects! If your deck has seen
Mar , This step by step guide to growing roses in containers shows you how roses up to feet tall at least foot deep containers for patio roses up to feet tall inch deep pots for small shrub roses up to to feet tall and to inch deep pots for larger shrub roses that grow up to feet tall.