If you have an area where turf is thin or just won’t grow, swap it for some easy-care ornamental grasses and sedges. These plants bring texture and year-long interest to any yard, and their care routine is beyond simple. An annual trim keeps most grasses in check, while sedges need very little annual grooming. A quick brush in early to mid-spring with gloved hands is usually enough to pull out dead stems and trigger new growth.
Designer Sarah Stacey adds an unexpected touch to this contemporary, bohemian living room by hanging a multicolored rug on the wall. The piece makes an easy focal point to the room and accents the simple blue sofa.
Splashes of Red and Eye-Catching Art Dress Up Neutral Contemporary Living Room
With two distinct sitting areas, this neutral contemporary living room has plenty of room for hosting family and friends. Eye-catching artwork and red accents, including the rug, pillows, and candles, give the room texture and personality.
Take a peak at the gorgeous back exterior of this Tarrytown, NY mansion. Complete with balconies and a large patio, there is plenty of room for outdoor fun. Although most of the patio is open, the trees offer ample shade for those hot summer days.
Traditional Florida Lanai with Screens, Sliding Doors
This Florida lanai is completely surrounded by screens that provide protection from the elements but allow uninterrupted access to the beautiful views. Multiple seating areas allow for conversation, lounging and dining while enjoying the outdoors. The lushly landscaped pool includes a spa and water feature.