Winter Greenhouse

November 5, 2008

With the winter months right around the corner, now is great time to consider expanded the plant palette in your outdoor space with a year round green house structure. Greenhouses can be simple home made structures or elaborate buildings. Sturdi-Built Greenhouses are a little bit of both; beautifully crafted, but assembled by you!. Sturdi-Built has been be selling greenhouse kits to homeowners like you for over 45 years. Read more

Modern Sheds

October 21, 2008

Outdoor Living is about bringing the quality of your indoor environment outdoors, thus creating great outdoor spaces. One challenge with creating an outdoor room with the same level of character and thought as your indoor rooms is finding creative ways to define the edges of your space, and making the indoor and outdoor spaces relate. One easy way to do this is to create square footage beyond the footprint of your home, and connect the spaces by an outdoor room. Unfortunately building stand-alone ‘rooms’ is not very practical, and plopping down a pre-fabricated shed next to your home probably isn’t the aesthetic that you are looking for; until now. Read more

Garden Arbors

June 2, 2008

Outdoor spaces are defined by floors, walls and ceilings, just like the spaces in our homes. The difference of course is where a solid wall might define an indoor space, the wall of an outdoor space might be defined by a hedge, fence of stone wall. In either case, these walls require gateways or entrances into them.

One great way to mark the entrance of an outdoor space or to provide passage between connected outdoor spaces is through the use of a Garden Arbor. An arbor is typically defined as a semi-covered vertical structure that provides an opening between a solid landscape element such as wall or fence. Read more