Archive for the ‘Step Outside’ Category

Fountains & Pools

Posted on: April 6th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Curé heads to beautiful Red Rocks of Sedona to check out some spectacular pools and water features. In this clip, we check out massive fountains, small fountains, wall fountains, carved stone bowl fountains – you name it and most likely Pete can design it. We also see a negative edge 40ft long lap pool with an automatic pool cover – great for exercise in the summer or during the winter. With its solar heating, the pool will pay for itself in just a couple of years. Dive in and enjoy the breathtaking views!

Water Features

Posted on: April 6th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Curé continues his water feature tour in Sedona, AZ. Check out a home that has sweeping mountain views and a stunning pool and spa. However, the greatest water feature of this home is the one that greets you at the bottom of the driveway and leads you up all the way to the front door. In this segment, Pete also shows you how to build a pond in your own backyard. Natural ponds are very popular in Arizona and can add the calming sounds of water to your landscape.

Backyard Pond

Posted on: April 6th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Curé shows you one of his favorite features, a backyard park in a home. It includes a magnificent pond and stream with an elevation range of 30ft from top to bottom. This natural pond has crystal clear water — plants, fish, algae and bacteria keep the system balanced. The backyard park also includes gazebos, outdoor kitchen and barbecue, pathways taking visitors throughout the garden, tree house — there are so many different things to explore on this property.

Dry Climate Plants

Posted on: March 27th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Cure talks about drought tolerant landscapes and shows you how to use desert plants in your yard.

Spring Planting

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Cure shows you the right way to prune plants. He also visits a nursery to buy vegetables and learns a little bit about organic gardening.

Wineries in AZ

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Cure visits wine producers in Central Arizona, takes a tour of their unique properties, and finds out what it takes to grow grapes. He also visits a winery in Verde Valley and teaches you how to make your very own wine at home.

Vegetable Gardening

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Cure shares his appreciation for mother nature with a group of Valley youngsters from Sunrise Elementary School and introduces them to the world of vegetable gardening. Meet some young-landscapers in training, visit a nursery, and learn how to build a garden from start to finish all on this episode of Step Outside.

Roses & Annuals

Posted on: February 24th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Join Pete Cure as he looks at a variety of roses and teaches us how to use them in different settings (formal/informal). Also, get some planting and pruning tips and learn how to use annuals to bring more color to your garden.

Sedona/Boynton Canyon

Posted on: February 17th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Cure looks back on a spectacular Sedona home surrounded by a National Forest and Red Rock cliffs. Also, get some construction tips from a Sedona-area builder.

Eco-Innovative Home

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Look at some exciting things in the world of green building and landscaping. Also, check out a home that’s pretty impressive when it comes to eco-innovation.

Lawn to Garden – Pt3

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by xmlrpc

Join Pete Cure as he finishes a major backyard renovation — he’s turning a dry backyard into a beautiful botanical garden. (Part 3)

Lawn to Garden – Pt2

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Join Pete Cure as he continues a major backyard renovation — he’s turning a dry backyard into a beautiful botanical garden. (Part 2)