Light One Up on the Patio

March 21, 2011

If Brandon Williams’s son hadn’t wanted to roast marshmallows, claims the designer, he would not have conceived of this beautiful outdoor fireplace.

ModFire is custom handcrafted out of thick darkened natural fourteen gauge steel and either unfinished or colorfully coated in … Read More…

Lighting the Winter Log

December 15, 2010

Nothing quite like getting bundled up and sitting outside by a warm winter fire. The Campfire Prairie, a fire pit by Dutch company Maandag, even resembles a snowflake, making it all the more winter friendly.

Made of Corten steel, the … Read More…

Chill Without the Chill on the Patio

May 1, 2010

Life gets hot in the urban garden with Chillchaser chasing away the cold. Warm up with one of this UK-based company’s three eco-friendly patio heaters: Neptune, Zeus and Poseidon. The heating system, which consists of carbon fibre heating–a system used … Read More…

Get Hot and Steamy on the Patio

February 24, 2010

Looking to turn up the heat outdoors? This palm tree doesn’t produce any hot dates, but as I tire of the snow and the forecast for more, I can warm up to this. Maybe a tad kitsch, but as I … Read More…

Get All Fired Up in Your Garden

January 8, 2010

ak47-outdoor-fireplace-zero

I’m on the east coast and, baby, it sure is cold outside. Nonetheless, I am intrigued by the idea of  bundling up, surrounded by snow, next to a hot crackling fire. Add a hot toddy and something good to eat … Read More…

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

Visit Robin Horton @UrbanGardens's profile on Pinterest.