Maxwell's Email: Best of the Northwest Great Outdoors

Maxwell's Email: Best of the Northwest Great Outdoors

Janel Laban
Sep 1, 2009

greatout090109.jpgHere's a peek at the best of the Northwest from Maxwell's daily email blast. He recently took a look at outdoor spaces and these are the six he featured:

Ever wondered what you could do with that little scrap of balcony or yard outside your door?

Here's more inspiration and resources from homes in the Northwest, particularly Vancouver. Go Canada! These are the six most popular posts from our Northwest division of My Great Outdoors in June. Enjoy!


Name: Glen74
Location: Vancouver
Type of space: Balcony
Pageviews: 2,518

>> Glen74's Reimagined Balcony

22 Comments: "I love these floor tiles. I'm moving soon and will have an upstairs terrace. I wonder if they would be a good fit for that space b/c we will need to be able to pick them up periodically to clean under them. Hmmmmmm." ~ mntwymn


Name: JJ De Sousa
Location: Portland
Type of space: Front Yard
Pageviews: 1,375

>> JJ's Outdoor Lounge

9 Comments: "what in the world did you feed those plants in the containers?
beautiful yard and love the orange/red dishes and accents!"
~ sassydo


Name: Nicole
Location: Vancouver
Type of space: Balcony
Pageviews: 2,398

>> Nicole's Vancouver Balcony

9 Comments: "this is the cutest thing i've seen all day! definitely going to steal those little tiki candle holder idea!" ~ DonnaKopf


Name: Brandi & Caleb
Location: San Francisco
Type of space: Backyard and Deck
Pageviews: 1,847

>> Brandi & Caleb's Mission District Deck

11 Comments: "I live in San Francisco as well, and I have to say that is one of the nicest yards I've seen. Don't move from your place!" ~ adiaphane


Name: Seth Boor and Elena DiMuzio
Location: Glen Park, San Francisco
Type of space: Backyard vegetable garden
Pageviews: 1,484

>> Seth and Elena's Tiny Urban Farm

7 Comments: "Very well planned garden for such a small space. It looks so much bigger! You've utilized every inch to its advantage...very lovely! I like the raised garden beds and the rocks add texture and interest. I think gardens need rocks....even if it's just one or two." ~ Junklover


Name: Gursk
Vancouver, BC
Type of space: Patio

>> Gursk's Vancouver Paradise

7 Comments: "Love the raised beds. And thank you for putting "BC" in there." ~ Zaphod

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