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How To Bring The Cottage To Your City Backyard

Senior interiors director Stacy Begg shares her tips for getting a cottage look in your urban oasis. The call of cottage country happens every summer for many of us, but this year, it might be difficult to actually get there. What is the draw of fleeing urban life? For me,…

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A Landscape Designer Shares Her Tips For Creating A Dreamy City Backyard

“It’s much harder working on my own garden,” says landscape designer Meredyth Hilton of Toronto firm Artistic Gardens. Especially so when your vision is a colorful perennial garden designed to attract birds and bees. “Perennial gardens are high-maintenance, but they have big rewards,” she says. For…

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Tour An Italian-Inspired Terrace Tucked Away In The City

This outdoor oasis is reminiscent of dining alfresco among cypress and citrus trees in Tuscany.

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Lynda Reeves Shows Off Her Terrace Refresh Just In Time For Summer!

Join Lynda as she takes us behind-the-scenes of her stunning backyard transformation.

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This TV Executive’s Backyard Is Reminiscent Of A French Courtyard

Film and TV executive Jennifer Stewart tell us why this is her favorite room.  “Because it’s a small space, I wanted our backyard to be like a French courtyard instead of having grass and garden beds. It works beautifully for entertaining. We have our Thanksgiving dinner outside at the long table,…

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You’ll Want To Throw An Alfresco Dinner Party In This Designer’s Backyard

See how Sarah Walker of The Curated House transformed her 1,900-square-foot garden.

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How To Create A Luxurious Escape In Your Own Backyard

Luxurious amenities, tailored plantings and a generous footprint give one family the benefits of a five-star hotel in their city backyard. Between the pavilion, eating area, hot tub and pool, one thing is for certain: this yard rivals a five-star resort — no plane tickets or luggage necessary.

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Three Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Retreat

Create a dreamy getaway in your own backyard! Find out how with these outdoor lighting, electrical and pool installation tips. 

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Small Space: A 225-Square-Foot Backyard

Tour a small and enchanting sanctuary in the city.