Black Eyed Pea Salad

Black Eyed Pea Salad

An easy, go-to salad to serve at your next BBQ. Make it day of or up to two days in advance, the flavor will intensify with age! Pairs perfectly with grilled chicken.2 can black eyed peas, drained and…
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How to Create the Perfect Living Wall

How to Create the Perfect Living Wall

Living Walls are one of the biggest trends for 2017, and there are lots of options when it comes to creating the look for your home. Regardless if you choose a small feature, or go for a full over-siz…
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Armenian Lule Kebab

Armenian Lule Kebab

A quick and easy BBQ favorite with a Middle Eastern flavor profile. Serve with a fresh salad or fattoush. The kebabs are also excellent dipped in hummus. A perfect “Tuesday Night” dinner.Ingredients:&…
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Effective Space Planning Guidelines

Effective Space Planning Guidelines

Planning your outdoor room may seem like a daunting task. However, a few basic space planning tips and guidelines can make the process a lot easier and help you to create a beautiful and functional sp…
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Rosewater Lemonade with Vodka

Rosewater Lemonade with Vodka

A fresh take on the summertime classic Lemonade. Vodka, rosewater, and mint elevate lemonade to an interesting and refreshing cocktail. 6 cups water1 cup fresh lemon juice½ teaspoon salt1 cup sugar…
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Winter Grilling

Winter Grilling

The relatively snowless winter we have had so far has not been great for winter sports, but it has certainly made grilling easier.We love to fire up the gas grill year round. The food we grill has a g…
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Winter Patio Furniture Care

Winter Patio Furniture Care

The first true display of winter in Northern Colorado probably means it’s time to take care of your patio furniture for the season (if you haven’t already). Some is fine to leave out; others need to g…
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Advantages of an Outdoor Kitchen

Advantages of an Outdoor Kitchen

Most people who stop by Surroundings head out to our patio at some point during their tour of our store where their jaws drop. The outdoor kitchen we’ve installed as a showpiece for available possibil…
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Current Trends in Outdoor Furniture

Current Trends in Outdoor Furniture

Every year, outdoor furniture looks more and more like furniture for the indoors. Different styles and construction materials available allow homeowners to select furniture to complement their persona…
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Anatomy of the Outdoor Kitchen

Anatomy of the Outdoor Kitchen

At Surroundings, our outdoor kitchen designs include strategically placed zones to maximize the kitchen’s functionality and create harmony. Each zone is ergonomically intuitive and all essential opera…
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Grill Islands

Grill Islands

Grill Islands: The Ultimate Addition to Your Outdoor KitchenIf you are tired of cooking over your freestanding gas grill and makeshift kitchen area, you might be ready to add a grill island to complet…
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Get Patio Furniture Ready for Spring

Get Patio Furniture Ready for Spring

Whether your patio furniture has lived in the basement, garage, shed, or out on the deck or patio all winter, it probably needs a little bit of cleaning before it's ready to use again. Here are some s…
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Advantages of an Outdoor Kitchen

Advantages of an Outdoor Kitchen

Most people who stop by Surroundings head out to our patio at some point during their tour of our store where their jaws drop. The outdoor kitchen we’ve installed as a showpiece for available possibil…
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To DIY or Not to DIY

To DIY or Not to DIY

One of the advantages Surroundings and our Surroundscape process has over home improvement and outdoor furniture stores is that we can do all the installation for you. If all you need is outdoor dinin…
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