The Outback Blog

Chase Coates

Chase Coates is owner of Outback Landscape in Rexburg, Idaho.

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Some days, you just want to grill burgers in your robe.

Or lounge on the deck with your hair a mess.

And even if you love your neighbors, you don't necessarily want to watch them skim their pool or wash their dog.

Maybe you love living in the city, but the street noise interferes with your backyard chill.

You need some privacy.

Brick wall? Too fortress-like. Tall wooden fence? Too much work.

Plants might offer just the privacy you need.

Here's a look at some of the best plants to use for privacy, from trees to shrubs, grasses to vines.

You want your commercial property to be welcoming, and there are lots of ways to say that: 

Come on in!
Walk this way! Whoa, wait, not this way — you’ll trample the petunias. Yikes, not that way, you’ll step on the new grass seedlings. 

Let’s face it, not everybody on your busy commercial property is willing to tiptoe through the tulips.

It’s a good thing you have a calendar, right? It reminds you of all the important stuff in life: holidays, birthdays, your dog’s vet appointment, the “buy a dozen donuts get a dozen free” days. 

Your commercial property landscaping has a calendar, too. Every season has tasks that are crucial to the time of year.

There you are, happily standing in the middle of your great new patio or strolling your nifty new deck.

The next big question: How to decorate my outdoor space?

We’ve got you covered, with these outdoor living space decorating ideas from top to bottom.  

You’ll love your stylish new hangout.