Outdoor Living Tip’s of the Day2020-04-09T17:56:19+00:00

Outdoor Living Tip’s of the Day

2904, 2020

Paver Patio Island with a Built-In Fire Pit – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Paver Patio Island with a Built-In Fire Pit This Charlotte backyard has gotten much more useful and beautiful today in the Palisades. This is the project scope of work: Install a Belgard Fossil Dublin Cobble Paver Island of approximately 289 sq. ft. (17’ x 17’) compete with an ABC base, screenings and gray Polymeric sand in the joints Install a Plantation Westin Fire Pit complete with Rustic Plains Natural Stones as a capstone Install a PA Fieldstone Stepping Stone Pathway on side yard around [...]

2804, 2020

Paver Patio with Landing and Steps – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Paver Patio with Landing and Steps A practical maintenance free Hardscape project is completed in Charlotte built with Belgard Oxford Celtik Steps and Belgard Hatteras Dublin Cobble pavers with grey Polymeric sand in the joints. Making Homes More Beautiful #mroutdoorliving Want More! We do outdoor living for a living. As an exterior designer for over 15 years, Mr. Outdoor Living is an outdoor living [...]

2704, 2020

Emerald Green Arborvitae Trees – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Emerald Green Arborvitae Trees These 7’ tall Emerald Green Arborvitae trees (10g) are complemented by the following: Rework a few existing landscaping beds complete with a few replants, digging a professional hand dug bed edge, and hauling away all job related debris. Next to the privacy plantings installed the following complete with topsoil: Five Sunshine Ligustrum (3g), Seven Purple Daydream Loropetalum (3g), and Two FirePower Nandina (3g) Install one pallet of TifWay Bermuda sod complete with topsoil as needed Install six yards of Double [...]

2004, 2020

Pathways with Dryscape – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Pathways with Dryscape  These two homes in Tega Cay, SC used creative ways to construct two dryscape pathways. One home has PA Fieldstone Steppers and Limeglow Juniper. The other home has white pea gravel surrounded by TN River Rock (2” - 5” sizes). One home has Double Hammered Hardwood mulch and the other has a Dyed Black Mulch. Thanks Sharon Boykan Gregory and Jaime Friedman Turner for your great tastes 🏡 [...]

1704, 2020

An Essential Business – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

An Essential Business Five weeks ago, I never would have imagined that landscaping would have been an essential business and that we would have an American shutdown of businesses. We are extremely grateful for the work we have done this week in Masons Bend and the other surrounding Charlotte communities. We fixed a timer for Rosemarie A. Timmons. Planted a huge Crape Myrtle tree for Marissa Stauffer. A gorgeous Weeping Cherry tree, a Paver Patio, plenty of plantings, and more to make homes look [...]

2202, 2019

Best materials – take your time and shop for them

Outdoor Living Tip of the Day - Best Materials Take your time and shop for the best materials you can buy.  After you design your backyard project with us here at Mr. Outdoor Living, visit the Outdoor Living Design Center at SiteOne . This hardscape center has several different ideas for fabulous features for your home. It is also a fantastic place to shop for boulders, outdoor lighting, river rock, pavers and so much more. Out there, it's hard to know where you stand.  At SiteOne Landscape Supply, [...]

2504, 2019

Production Patience – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Production Patience This magnificent Outdoor Living space in Marvin will have everything... Covered Porch, Paver Patio, Paver Pathway, Fire Pit Paver Island, Merritt Bar, Komodo, Grill, Vent, Kitchen, Kegerator, Gas, Electrical, LED Lights, Plantings, Boulders, Mulch, Sod and More. With many production items and changes to make space better, progress is being made. Proper patience to create excellence with several professional construction artists is Spring loaded now. Soon, this Outdoor Living area will be completed and compete with the best of the best. #mroutdoorliving [...]

2307, 2019

Drainage – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Drainage Even the best intentions for quality drainage installations can have minor issues. Overflow for downspouts are normal during our Carolina heavy rains. The goal is to use several different solutions to achieve proper drainage and help prevent erosion. Those items are a combination of Buried Pipe Outs, French Drains and River Rock. #mroutdoorliving Want More! We do outdoor living for a living. As an exterior designer for over 15 years, Mr. Outdoor Living is an [...]

1709, 2019

Paver Patio Shopping – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Paver Patio Shopping The SiteOne Hardscape Center in Charlotte is a great place to shop for your paver patio. This is a fantastic second meeting place to discuss colors, prices and patterns. The first meeting is at the home to create the design and determine the square footage. #mroutdoorliving Want More! We do outdoor living for a living. As an exterior designer for over 15 years, Mr. Outdoor Living is an outdoor living [...]

1012, 2019

67 Stone – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

67 Stone We properly graded and installed about 150 tons of 67 stone at All Nation Church in Charlotte. Now there is plenty of parking for the congregation to enjoy fellowship together without getting stuck or muddy. These is still plenty of work to be done. However, this part of the project is completed. Making Homes More Beautiful #mroutdoorliving Want More! We do outdoor living [...]

2904, 2020

Paver Patio Island with a Built-In Fire Pit – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Paver Patio Island with a Built-In Fire Pit This Charlotte backyard has gotten much more useful and beautiful today in the Palisades. This is the project scope of work: Install a Belgard Fossil Dublin Cobble Paver Island of approximately 289 sq. ft. (17’ x 17’) compete with an ABC base, screenings and gray Polymeric sand in the joints Install a Plantation Westin Fire Pit complete with Rustic Plains Natural Stones as a capstone Install a PA Fieldstone Stepping Stone Pathway on side yard around [...]

2804, 2020

Paver Patio with Landing and Steps – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Paver Patio with Landing and Steps A practical maintenance free Hardscape project is completed in Charlotte built with Belgard Oxford Celtik Steps and Belgard Hatteras Dublin Cobble pavers with grey Polymeric sand in the joints. Making Homes More Beautiful #mroutdoorliving Want More! We do outdoor living for a living. As an exterior designer for over 15 years, Mr. Outdoor Living is an outdoor living [...]

2704, 2020

Emerald Green Arborvitae Trees – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Emerald Green Arborvitae Trees These 7’ tall Emerald Green Arborvitae trees (10g) are complemented by the following: Rework a few existing landscaping beds complete with a few replants, digging a professional hand dug bed edge, and hauling away all job related debris. Next to the privacy plantings installed the following complete with topsoil: Five Sunshine Ligustrum (3g), Seven Purple Daydream Loropetalum (3g), and Two FirePower Nandina (3g) Install one pallet of TifWay Bermuda sod complete with topsoil as needed Install six yards of Double [...]

2004, 2020

Pathways with Dryscape – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Pathways with Dryscape  These two homes in Tega Cay, SC used creative ways to construct two dryscape pathways. One home has PA Fieldstone Steppers and Limeglow Juniper. The other home has white pea gravel surrounded by TN River Rock (2” - 5” sizes). One home has Double Hammered Hardwood mulch and the other has a Dyed Black Mulch. Thanks Sharon Boykan Gregory and Jaime Friedman Turner for your great tastes 🏡 [...]

1704, 2020

An Essential Business – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

An Essential Business Five weeks ago, I never would have imagined that landscaping would have been an essential business and that we would have an American shutdown of businesses. We are extremely grateful for the work we have done this week in Masons Bend and the other surrounding Charlotte communities. We fixed a timer for Rosemarie A. Timmons. Planted a huge Crape Myrtle tree for Marissa Stauffer. A gorgeous Weeping Cherry tree, a Paver Patio, plenty of plantings, and more to make homes look [...]