Archive for the ‘Step Outside’ Category

Pools & Ponds

Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 by xmlrpc

Pete Curé heads to beautiful Red Rocks of Sedona to show viewers some spectacular pools and water features with sweeping mountain views. Hear about some of the obstacles he faced while building and designing these impressive spaces. Check out multiple fountains and magnificent negative edge pools. Makes you want to jump in the pool and take in the surrounding scenery.

Natural ponds are very popular in Arizona and can add the calming sounds of water to a landscape. Pete shows you ponds that he built with fish and beautiful plants such as water lilies. Having a pond is a great way to avoid the expense and high maintenance of a large pool. He shows you how to build a pond in your own backyard. Pete’s attention to detail and architecture is spectacular. 

Fountains & Pools

Posted on: June 23rd, 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!

Pool Construction – Pt 3

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Join Pete Cure as he shows you the step-by-step process of building a swimming pool. He turns a grass and gravel backyard into a beautiful and relaxing pool destination consisting of a new area for exercise and entertainment. (Part 3)

Pool Construction – Pt 2

Posted on: June 9th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Join Pete Cure as he shows you the step-by-step process of building a swimming pool. He turns a grass and gravel backyard into a beautiful and relaxing pool destination consisting of a new area for exercise and entertainment. (Part 2)

Pool Construction – Pt 1

Posted on: June 1st, 2014 by xmlrpc

Join Pete Cure as he shows you the step-by-step process of building a swimming pool. He turns a grass and gravel backyard into a beautiful and relaxing pool destination consisting of a new area for exercise and entertainment. (Part 1)

Turf & Soil Prep

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by xmlrpc

French Country backyard in the middle of the desert? It’s no small feat, but Pete Cure is up to the task. He will turn the backyard of a Desert Mountain home into one fitting for a French chateau. He’ll show you the proper irrigation and soil prep to keep those lush plants flourishing in Arizona. He also adds a pop of green with the proper type of synthetic turf.

Flagstone Install

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Flagstone is beautiful and is the foundation of a French Country backyard. Pete shows you the best way to install it. Plus, flagstone can be pricey, but Pete will have some great alternatives that can save you money and still keep the French feeling alive.

French Country Makeover

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by xmlrpc

French Country backyard in the middle of the desert? It’s no small feat, but Pete Cure is up to the task. He will turn the backyard of a Desert Mountain home into one fitting for a French chateau. Wait until you see the final results of the yard’s transformation from typical desert to dynamic and romantic French Country.

Plus, we’ll answer a viewer email about the best type of lighting for steps.

French Country Backyard

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by xmlrpc

French Country backyard in the middle of the desert? It’s no small feat, but Pete Cure is up to the task. He will turn the backyard of a Desert Mountain home into one fitting for a French chateau.

Flagstone is beautiful and is the foundation of a French Country backyard. Pete shows you the best way to install it. Plus, flagstone can be pricey, but Pete will have some great alternatives that can save you money and still keep the French feeling alive.

Achieving a French Country backyard is easy if you know the right type of plants to use. Pete looks at the plants he used and also shows you some creative ways to bring out their beauty.

And if you truly want a French Country experience, a restaurant in Scottsdale can help with that. Arcadia Farms has been in Old Town for three decades. The setting is definitely French Country and the food is delicious.

Wait until you see the final results of the yard’s transformation from typical desert to dynamic and romantic French Country.

Arcadia Farms

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Achieving a French Country backyard is easy if you know the right type of plants to use. Pete looks at the plants he used and also shows you some creative ways to bring out their beauty.

And if you truly want a French Country experience, a restaurant in Scottsdale can help with that. Arcadia Farms has been in Old Town for three decades. The setting is definitely French Country and the food is delicious.

Spectacular Views

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by xmlrpc

When you’re one of the best landscape designers in Arizona, people tend to notice. Pete Cure takes a look at the people who won top honors from the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association. Their designs are like them: unique and eye-catching.

Pete will show off a design by Duo Design Group. They took a small courtyard area off a master bedroom and created a tranquil spot with sweeping views of Camelback Mountain. 

Plus, do you have rabbits in your yard? We’ll answer a viewer email about how to take care of this problem that’s not so ‘adorable’. (Especially, if they’re eating your plants)

Stunning Pool

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by xmlrpc

When you’re one of the best landscape designers in Arizona, people tend to notice. Pete Cure takes a look at the people who won top honors from the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association. Their designs are like them: unique and eye-catching. 

Pete shows us is a showstopper in Paradise Valley. Donna Winters from Enchanted Garden Landscape tore down everything in the yard and built it back up. Wait ’till you see the view from this stunning pool. This backyard defines luxury.