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- January 5, 2023
Artforms is Belgard’s new modular concrete panel system that puts modern design within easy reach for contractors and homeowners. The sleek panels can be configured into many popular outdoor design features like planter boxes, bars, tables, seating, privacy walls, fire pits (wood or gas), raised gardens, even full outdoor kitchens. The thoughtful design of the... View Article

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HARDSCAPE HERO of the Year Award Ceremony | 2022

October 6th saw the 8th edition of the Belgard HARDSCAPE HERO™ Awards at The Dominion Energy Center in Richmond, Virginia. The ceremony caps off a year of intense competition by crowning one of our monthly HARDSCAPE HERO winners with the ultimate prize: Belgard’s HARDSCAPE HERO of the Year.   The annual competition celebrates the creativity,... View Article


Fall Flourish—The Best Plants for Year-Round Color

Many people assume that after the leaves fall, we’re stuck with a bland, gray yard until the following spring. However, these luscious fall plants keep their color long into the cold season, helping to brighten up and fill out your outdoor living space. Chrysanthemum Mums are a traditional fall flower, and their wide range of... View Article


Flavors of Fall—Delicious Bourbon Cocktails

Bourbon is possibly the perfect spirit for fall. Its warming, rich flavors find their way to the center of your chest, radiating heat and enjoyment throughout. Cozy up to one of these tasty cocktails around your fire pit or fireplace to enjoy crisp air and good times. Bourbon-Spiked Hot Chocolate Hot chocolate is a fall... View Article


Sun Health: The Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

It’s science! While spending time outdoors has been proven to have dramatically positive effects on your overall health, the sun has gotten a bad reputation. Of course, over-exposure can have negative consequences, but spending time in the sun, be it reading on your patio or swimming in your backyard pool, has many positive benefits as... View Article


Must-Have Wireless Gadgets for Your Outdoor Living Space

The days of jumbled cords are behind us. Now, it’s easy to get everything from speakers to lawnmowers with Bluetooth or wireless capabilities. We gathered some of the best new gadgets to help you propel your patio into the future. Braven XXL Bluetooth Speaker Photo: Manufacturer  It’s been named as one of the best Bluetooth... View Article


Veg Out: Five Surprisingly Delicious Vegetarian Grill Recipes

It’s cookout season! With spring in full bloom, it’s time to spend time outside with friends and neighbors around the fire pit. Below are some unique recipes to help you veg out. Grilled Eggplant, Halloumi and Pesto Burgers  Photo: VeggieBelly One great thing about vegetarian recipes is cooking with things you can’t pronounce. Halloumi is... View Article


Flower Power: Floral Spring Cocktails

Flowers are being used more and more often to complement flavors in foods and cocktails while adding aesthetic beauty. Capture the sights and smells of spring in a uniquely floral cocktail with one of these clever recipes. Sakura Martini Photo: Saveur   Created by Tokyo native Kenta Goto of Bar Goto, this inventive cocktail combines... View Article


HARDSCAPE HERO | Chris Rupp | Dominion Pavers | December 2018

Managing the logistics of a well-planned outdoor living space can be an incredible feat. Most spaces require meticulous planning to accommodate various features and associated infrastructure. December’s HARDSCAPE HERO, Chris Rupp of Dominion Pavers, is a master planner, and his winning project shows how thoroughness can result in an incredible finished project. “I spend a... View Article