Great ideas for exotic outdoor decorations

Get an expert's secrets to spicing up even the smallest outdoor space

Side yard

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Side yard

A jungly side yard gives a tantalizing glimpse of the oasis beyond.

Antonio's inspirations

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Antonio's inspirations

Pot fountain

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Pot fountain

"I bought the pot in Turkey and set it atop a 3-foot-high concrete pedestal in a 4-foot-square pool. Water recirculates from the pool's pump."

Bromeliads

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Bromeliads

"They don't take much water, and they multiply like there's no tomorrow. Plus, they look good all year in frost-free climates."

Shapely grill

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Shapely grill

hapely grill: A portable Eva Solo Grill  from Denmark is just the right size. "It helps heat the space on chilly nights."

Garden mascot

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Garden mascot

"Goyo is my downstairs neighbor's Congo African Grey parrot. He often hangs out with us and loves to perch atop the fountain."

The perfect room

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The perfect room

Add a mirror for the illusion of space. This one gives the patio a living room look, yet it stands up to sun and rain.

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