Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Tips for Executing Patio Packs

Planters filled with greenery or flowers add pizzazz to your patio, especially when you mix and match containers to create a stunning scene. Here are some tips from Southern Patio.

Green Thumb Curb Appeal, Part 2

In the second episode in our two-part Green Thumb Curb Appeal series, we gave new life to an old concrete patio by constructing a fire pit and adding wood lattice, building Adirondack chairs and tables to furnish it, and laid grass sod in the yard.
Southern magnolia

How to Grow Magnolias in Your Yard

What southern garden is complete without the majestic, fragrant magnolia tree? If you've long admired the beauty of magnolias, you'll be happy to learn that they're quite easy to grow. Read on to find out more about growing magnolias in your yard.

Tips for Matching Mortar Colors | Ep. 107

Dean, from South Carolina, has a house with a concrete patio and a brick inlay. The mortar is aging, and he needs to remove it and match colors.

Expanding a Patio for Entertaining 

This week we're helping a blended family expand their patio to better meet their needs. 

Planting Indoor Container Trees

Growing trees in planters inside your home is a unique way to bring the outdoors in. Here are some tips for choosing and planting indoor container trees from Southern Patio.
Danny Lipford and April Spencer testing home infomercial products.

Testing Infomercial Home Products 2013

Watch this video as we put eight home products to the test that you’ve seen advertised on TV infomercials, including Groutinator, Ruggies, Mighty Light, EZ Moves, Pocket Hose, and Magic Mesh.
Danny Lipford in driveway in front of Kuppersmith house

The Kuppersmith Project 9: Floor & Patio

Work on the Kuppersmith Project – my extensive renovation of a 1926 Tudor style home – kicked into high gear with the sanding and finishing of the antique heart pine floors and installation of a beautiful paver patio.

Helping Hands – Tulsa

We travel to Tulsa, Oklahoma to help the Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa create an outdoor retreat for the residents of Manna House.