It seems like you just finished planning your Mother’s Day celebrations and Father’s Day is already here! Luckily, it finally feels like summer and that means it’s the season of outdoor parties. Backyard parties are ideal for many homeowners, often allowing more space and room for games, not to mention the ease of cleaning up. So let’s get started on planning dad the perfect get together with family and friends this weekend, no matter how big or small the event.Read More
Close your eyes and picture the smell of fresh, wood fired pizza cooking in your own backyard. Imagine the ease of whipping up a pizza in a top-of-the-line outdoor pizza oven, a Mangiafuoco from Fontana Forni. Now that you have pictured it, you might be wondering what the benefits of a wood fired pizza oven are and why you should select a Fontana Forni.Read More
Whether it’s a cozy night in, a party, or a backyard camping adventure you’re after, nothing creates a better more inviting ambiance than a fire pit. It’s a beautiful focal point to your outdoor oasis, and who doesn’t love the sound of that crackling fire?
Instead of using logs, many modern fire pits burn propane or natural gas, saving the air from polluting wood smoke. At Ski Barn, we’re proud to offer the area’s largest variety of smoke-free fire pits. So, what are you waiting for? We’ve broken down the top ten fire pit styles and landscaping ideas to help you find that perfect fire pit just in time for summer.Read More
Red has always symbolized passion and confidence, so why not dress up your garden space with it? From rose bushes to red Adirondack chairs, this unexpected pop of color is an excellent addition in gardens large and small. Here at Ski Barn, we’ve rounded up the top six ways to brighten the look of your outdoor space with the ultimate power color.Read More
Warm, spring weather is finally here and it is time to get your patio ready! The best outdoor designs enable you to transition seamlessly from indoors to outdoors. Are you planning a backyard redesign? These ideas will help you create a modern, outdoor oasis.Read More
We all want to create that perfect outdoor oasis. It’s the place where you can relax and unwind, sunbathe, and gather to enjoy a good meal. Stop getting jealous with envy over those home and garden magazines. It’s your turn to create the ultimate destination that’s just steps from your home. Here are some inspiring ideas and tips on how to create the backyard you’ve always dreamed of.Read More
Imagine you can play a part in reducing pollution while also enhancing the look of your landscape…well, you can! Normally, landscaping lights create light pollution that negatively affects nocturnal animals and migratory birds. There’s a concept called “dark sky lighting” that helps to reduce this type of pollution in cities, which is great news because that means you can actually see more stars. Here are our recommendations on how to reduce light pollution right in your own backyard...Read More