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Cooler weather is just around the corner and fall will be here before you know it. It’s time to start making your outdoor space a personal oasis for large and small-scale entertaining. Whether it’s choosing slow-growing, drought tolerant native plants, picking the perfect wood-fired oven for your outdoor kitchen or personalizing a decorative pool deck remodel, Jacksonville Backyard offers the best in modern backyard ideas with the expertise of industry professionals. We believe that your backyard is a reflection of you. It should be an outdoor retreat – a place that, even if for just a few hours a day, feels like you’re escaping to your own personal Utopia.

Outdoor living spaces are becoming an industry standard. Did you know that you can extend your backyard living and entertainment space for just 10 to 20 percent of what you would spend on an interior renovation or expansion? According to the National Association of Home Builders, kitchens and patios are the most sought-after outdoor features in luxury homes. More than two-thirds of luxury builders say such spaces should be considered standard on a median to high-end home. Why not make your home a place you never want to leave?

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THE RIVER RETURNS
A wonderful documentary on how to save the St Johns.
PLANNING YOUR OUTDOOR DINING SPACE
How much space do I really need for a dinner party?
PAVERS: CLAY VS CONCRETE
The real truth on advantages and drawbacks.
XERISCAPING
Doing our part to help local water conditions, and less yard work.


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