- May 1, 2022
When you’re planning the outdoor living space of your dreams, don’t forget that a good chunk of your time enjoying it is probably going to take place after dark. Integrating lighting into your outdoor space during the design phase is the best way to ensure that your dream patio gets the full glow-up. Here are... View Article

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Brighten Up Your Winter Patio with These Plants and Flowers

This time of year can be pretty bleak in many parts of the country, with cold temperatures, bare trees, and overcast skies. If the midwinter color palette of grays and whites has you feeling the blues, it might be time to winterize your landscape plan. A pop of green –or even an unexpected bloom of... View Article


Set up a Comfortable and Productive Home Office in the Great Outdoors

2020 redefined the term “office,” with many people spending the better part of the year working from kitchen counters, dining tables, folding trays, and even more random spots around their houses. If your employer, like many, has decided that work-from-home is here to stay, consider annexing an office space you might not have thought of:... View Article


Pretty Bites: Edible Gardens

With many people suddenly spending a lot more time at home, 2020 saw a resurgence of home gardening – both as a hobby, and as a means of putting fresh food on the table. But you don’t have to dig up your landscaping and plant rows of carrots and potatoes to join in – there... View Article


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Thank You for Smoking: Beginner’s Guide to Smoked Meats

Preparing the perfect smoked butt can take an afternoon to learn and a lifetime to master. We caught up with Tuffy Stone, a master meat smoker, to get his best tips and tricks for cooking like a pro. Tuffy is a world-class smoker with an amazing story—a classically trained French chef, television personality and accomplished... View Article


Chop Chop! Stylish Axes for the Discerning Homeowner

We’re fired up about the winter weather, and ready to roast our chestnuts by an open flame all season long. Keep your own home fires burning with a steady supply of freshly split hardwood – our roundup of firewood tools will have you in touch with your inner lumberjack in no time. A Wood-Handled Classic... View Article


Wonderful and Warm: 2020’s Best Fire Pit Accessories

It’s prime fire pit season! The mosquitos are gone and the temperature is perfect for spending time outside. Make sure you have everything you need for a fun and safe time with these new fire pit accessories. Butane Torch  Unless your idea of a good time is rubbing sticks together to create a spark, you’re... View Article


5 Creative Ways To Store Firewood

With colder weather right around the corner, it’s time to start stocking up on firewood for your fire pit or fireplace. When that pickup full of wood arrives at your door, do you know where you’re going to stack it? Of course, the Belgard’s Weston Stone Woodbox is a great option, but if it doesn’t... View Article


Meat Master: The No BS Guide to Grilling Steak

It’s the age-old debate: What’s the best way to cook and season a steak? We consulted experts from butchers to chefs to food scientists and got some answers on how to become a true meat master. Choosing the Steak The butcher’s case can be overwhelming. Choosing the right cut and tenderness will help determine the... View Article


Big Bird: Tasty Whole Bird Grill Recipes

Spending your evenings grilling delicious food is a rite of spring, but it’s easy to get tired of the same old chicken breast, steak or burgers. From spatchcocked whole chicken to brined poussin, shake up your summer with a whole bird at the center of your table. Garlic and Herb Spatchcock Grilled Chicken Garlic and... View Article