A Guide to Outdoor Deep Seating Cushions (and More)

Spending time with family and friends outside is one of the most reinvigorating and enjoyable uses of free time. When outfitting your deck, patio, or porch with durable outdoor furniture you must choose between several contenders, including slatted Adirondack chairs and gentle rocking chairs that can withstand the elements and deliver hours of comfort. However, if you want the ultimate furniture piece for prolonged rest … Continue reading A Guide to Outdoor Deep Seating Cushions (and More)

5 Must-Have Elements to Create Your Perfect Outdoor Retreat

The constant ding of electronic notifications, the ever-demanding toil of housework, and the frantic juggling act necessary to complete our long list of tasks throughout the day — sometimes we need to take a step back from the chaos of modern life and just unwind. When you want to relax, slow down, and revel in the soothing comforts of nature you need an outdoor retreat … Continue reading 5 Must-Have Elements to Create Your Perfect Outdoor Retreat

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How to Buy an Outdoor Rocking Chair

Rocking chairs have been the preferred method of watching a sunset or soaking in the world outside your front door for nearly three centuries. Rocking chairs were initially used primarily in gardens, and resembled simple dining chairs with sloped rockers attached to their feet. We’ve come a long way in furniture design over the course of 300 years, and now there are a dizzying variety … Continue reading How to Buy an Outdoor Rocking Chair

Ways to Refresh Your Patio Space for Fall

As they say in the South: It’s fall, y’all. And with the changing of each season, at Trex Outdoor Furniture we like to do a little patio space refresh. Now that the heat of summer has dissipated, it’s time to spend evenings enjoying the crisp (bug-free) air! Read on for a few of our best tips for decking out your outdoor space for the cooler … Continue reading Ways to Refresh Your Patio Space for Fall

How to Shop for an Adirondack Chair

Classic Adirondack chairs are designed for maximum relaxation outdoors, whether you’re sipping tea on the patio or soaking up some sun poolside. The Adirondack chair provides excellent support due to its backward sloping seat and back that sits close to the ground. Many types of Adirondack chairs feature contoured seats and backs for additional comfort. The wide arms provide a convenient place to balance a … Continue reading How to Shop for an Adirondack Chair

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Create the Ultimate Outdoor Dining Space

With the warm weather comes the opportunity to entertain outdoors this season and into fall. Before you dine al fresco though, make sure you understand how to get the most use out of that outdoor dining space so your guests have plenty of room to eat, drink, and enjoy each other’s company. Here we break down a few tips to create a functional, beautiful outdoor … Continue reading Create the Ultimate Outdoor Dining Space

Organize Your Tools with These Easy Projects

Anyone who enjoys spending time working on their yard or garden knows that having a pair of gloves, a set of pruning shears, or any other basic tool can make accomplishing tasks fast and easy. Using a toolbox is a quick fix, but why not exercise those creative muscles and put together a DIY tools storage space or a DIY tools organizer? These nifty projects … Continue reading Organize Your Tools with These Easy Projects

5 DIY Gardening Projects for Summer

Are you a seasoned gardener who spends hours outside, carefully tilling soil, weeding, and planting? Or is your green thumb not so green? Whether you’re a master gardener or someone who can’t keep a plant alive, gardens—even small ones—add a tailored look to any outdoor space. Fortunately, you don’t have to go all in with hundreds of sculpted bushes and hard-to-care-for plants. Here are five … Continue reading 5 DIY Gardening Projects for Summer

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Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

As summer approaches, it’s prime time for some DIY projects for your outdoor living space or garden area. Whether you’re looking to entertain guests on your patio or porch, or spend some time outdoors to up your home’s curbside appeal, we’ve got three project ideas that range from rustic and challenging to practical and easy.   Aged Terracotta Pots You’ll Need: Terracotta pots Garden lime … Continue reading Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa

Lack of opportunity. Hunger. Malnutrition. Each of these coexists throughout Africa and results in crippling inequalities that lead to endless cycles of poverty. While eliminating these issues goes a long way toward providing a better life for those in the developing world, the solution isn’t as simple as just throwing money at the problem. That’s where Trees for the Future comes in. Trees for the … Continue reading How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa