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Outdoor Designs

Create an everyday getaway complete with log home outdoor spaces to welcome and "wow" your guests. From your decks and patios, to special amenities like cooking areas, outdoor fireplaces and water features, it’s important to put just as much effort into your log home outdoor spaces as the inside of your home.

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4 Inspiring Log Home Outdoor Living Spaces
Whether you like to be poolside or fireside, these spaces are sure to enchant.
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Why Natural Pools Are an Affordable, Smart Choice for Log Homes
Make a splash with your log home’s landscape by adding an all-natural swimming pool to your property.
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If You’re Considering a Pool, This Book Is a Must-Read
Dive into this recommended read to learn more about natural swimming pools and why they're such a great fit for log homes.
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Five Easy Ways to Hardscape a Log Home
No good landscape job is complete without some hard, non-living materials to provide contrast. Even simple boulders can make na...
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How to Up Your Log Home Curb Appeal
Follow these tips on how to improve your log home curb appeal. This season, give your outdoor spaces a more inviting and exciti...
5 Ways to Add Water Conservation to Your Home
5 Ways to Add Water Conservation to Your Home
Focusing on your log home landscape’s water conservation strategies saves time, money and the environment.
How to Create An Outdoor Landscape
How to Create An Outdoor Landscape
Just a few extra elements will turn an ordinary patch of grass into an exceptional backyard retreat.
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Our 10 Favorite Outdoor Spaces for Entertaining
Outdoor living is an integral part of the log and timber lifestyle. From simple, scenic porches to elaborate gardens, these 10 ...
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11 Amazing Log Home Outdoor Fireplaces
These 11 amazing log home outdoor fireplaces will help you find inspiration for your own outdoor space.
5 Spa-Worthy Design Ideas to Incorporate
5 Spa-Worthy Design Ideas to Incorporate
Want to feel like you're on a permanent vacation? From swanky health-club-like-facilities to simple saunas, take your cues from...
6 Gorgeous Outdoor Kitchens
6 Gorgeous Outdoor Kitchens
Part of the log home living appeal is the connection you have with nature. Savor the flavors of al fresco meals with a deliciou...
5 Tips to Hardscaping Your Property
5 Tips to Hardscaping Your Property
Working with your property's natural features can make hardscape strategies more appealing and affordable.
How to Add Groundcover to Your Log Home Yard
How to Add Groundcover to Your Log Home Yard
There are plenty of advantages (and one potential drawback) to using groundcover on your log home property.
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Backyard Greenhouses: Get Fresh Vegetables Year-Round
Backyard greenhouses can boost your gardening efforts all year-round
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Edible Landscaping at Your Log Home
Planning a lush, natural setting for your log home? Edible options let you have your landscape and eat it too!
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Made in the Shade: Plants
Strategically selected trees provide beauty and long-term protection for your log home.
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Starting a Backyard Chicken Flock
With hobby farming making a comeback, here are 3 musts for starting your own backyard chicken flock.
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10 Outdoor Spaces to Cure Log Cabin Fever
Escape to sunnier locales with these inspiring home tours.
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Bonfire Basics for Log Homes
Outdoor fires are a great way to spend cool evenings — but make sure you learn the basics before you burn.
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3 Flowers to Plant for Winter Now
Fight the winter landscape blahs with gorgeous and affordable flowers - options that keep the color popping around your log hom...