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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

How to achieve a red carpet look in your outdoor space this summer.

Inspiration for your outdoor living space

(BPT) - Every glam-inspired yard needs a pop of showstopping color that is eye-catching and brings style to the space. This summer, those looking to brighten their shady outdoor spaces can turn to Beacon® Impatiens to dress their garden beds and containers with boldly colored flowers that thrive all season long.

Gardeners can plant Beacon® Impatiens to their heart's content without the frustration, or fear, of Impatiens downy mildew, a destructive disease that has plagued impatiens, causing plant loss and devastation to shade gardens across the globe. This new plant from PanAmerican Seed offers high resistance to Impatiens downy mildew, ensuring a long-lasting, healthy garden this summer.

Here's a look at how you can style your outdoor space in the shade this season with new Beacon® Impatiens.

Go bold with color

On music's biggest night, acclaimed botanical artist Tu Bloom Designs® selected Beacon® Impatiens to bring vivid color to this year's red carpet. As the music industry's elite made their grand entrance and strutted for the cameras, they were surrounded by Tu Bloom's 22 topiaries of Beacon® White Impatiens atop a lavish carpet of Beacon® Red Impatiens.

Thanks to Beacon® Impatiens versatility and reliable color, first-time and established gardeners alike can recreate this inspiring red carpet look in their own yards.

The most memorable looks on the red carpet never shy away from color, and Beacon® Impatiens offers a full palette of different shades to help create a similar, striking look to brighten and adorn your yard or patio. Choose from a variety of shades including bright red, violet, salmon, coral, orange and white. For a more textured look, the plants also come in mixed combinations, allowing gardeners to create their own floral masterpiece.

To embrace the red carpet look, search for a shady spot in your yard or patio and plant Beacon® Impatiens in the hue of your choice. Whether in a hanging basket, window box or patio container, you can create a foundation of bold, lasting color.

Beacon® shines the light

As well as being a red carpet-worthy upgrade for your outdoor space, you'll also help make the world a better place.

In the spirit of bringing light and happiness to gardens everywhere, PanAmerican Seed donates 3% of its global Beacon® Impatiens seed sales to a charitable organization every year. The company prides itself on selecting a cause that isn't as widely known, and for the 2020 garden season, the donation is going to the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. The mission of the OI Foundation is to improve the quality of life for those living with osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, through research, education, awareness and mutual support.

To purchase Beacon® Impatiens, check your local garden center. To learn more about Beacon® Impatiens and how you can use them to create a red carpet look this summer, visit

Article shared from the website of the original publication : Brandpoint.(

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Trend Watch: 2019 outdoor living and design trends for every homeowner.

(BPT) - Outdoor living continues to grow in 2019 as homeowners dream of adding spaces that provide tranquility, connection and touches of nature. More than just a home enhancement, these spaces are meant to inspire people to set digital devices aside and find moments of calm while making memories with friends and family.

Now is the perfect time to plan updates to outdoor living areas so as the seasons turn, you're ready to enjoy your outdoor space to the fullest. Joe Raboine, director of residential hardscapes at Belgard, offers his expert insight into top outdoor design trends of the year that you should consider for your home.

Blurring of indoor and outdoor areas

Beyond windows and patio doors, home designs are truly blending indoor and outdoor areas thanks to features like folding walls and collapsible screens. For example, imagine a family room that opens up completely to an outdoor patio for easy entertaining, made possible by retractable walls plus smart lighting and strategic heating and cooling sources for seasonal comfort. These types of integrated spaces make the backyard a one-of-a-kind extension of the home.

Clean lines and contemporary style

Modern lines are a top interior design trend and it is expanding into outdoor living spaces, offering a seamless visual transition. Contemporary style with clean lines, textures and shapes have taken over more traditional styles, particularly among younger homeowners. Modular, large-format pavers embrace this trend and are expected to continue to increase in popularity, with smoother textures gaining traction.

Monochromatic and “greige” tones

The contemporary trend also leans toward monochromatic color schemes. Gray continues to be popular, with the growing trend of “greige” — blends of gray and beige tones — poised to take off in 2019. These muted hues blend seamlessly with the landscape, plus they allow homeowners to use strategic pops of color with furniture and flowers to create customized spaces that reflect their personalities perfectly.

Outdoor kitchens and fire features

In an effort to make outdoor spaces an authentic extension of the home, livability is a priority. That means outdoor kitchens and fire features continue to be a top trend. Kitchen additions like pizza ovens are reflective of the foodie movement, while fire features using gas fuel rather than wood are reflective of the desire for convenience, plus they are a good fit for many municipal regulations.

Sustainability is king

As more homeowners are prioritizing green living, outdoor designs that become a part of the local ecosystem are in high demand. This could include planting to support pollinators and integrating edible landscape into the design. Water features are growing in popularity, used to add a tranquil element to outdoor spaces while masking unwanted sounds, such as traffic or other noise pollution.

Visualization of designs

Partnering with the right designer is key to achieving the outdoor space of your dreams. More homeowners are asking for 3D designs in order to properly conceptualize a space before it is brought to life through construction. Belgard Design Studio can take a simple sketch with dimensions and a few photos and turn it into a 3D rendering or virtual reality experience so homeowners can see the true potential of their outdoor space.

Small footprint designs

Outdoor living isn't just for homeowners with large properties. Houses with small footprints are adding impressive outdoor spaces in surprising places. This could be maximizing alleyway access, adding a courtyard to a small backyard, or shifting the focus by utilizing the front yard to create a patio and fireplace area. If you long for an outdoor living space, don't let space constraints limit your dreams.

These 2019 outdoor living trends, in effect, will prove to create a year full of innovative outdoor projects that fit the needs of every homeowner.

Article shared from the web site of the original publication: Brandpoint.