Outdoor Living

Spring is just a week away and that means the days will be longer and the porches will be fuller.

Let's take a look at a few of the South's favorite ways to enjoy the outdoors right in their backyard.


FRONT, BACK & SIDE PORCHES

Photo: Benjamin Moore
Photo 1: Perigold / Photo 2: Revival Construction Atlanta/Jeff Herr Photo / Photo 3: Greg Busch Architects/Emily Followill Photographer
Design: James F Carter / Photo: Jean Allsopp
Photo 1: Frank Neely Design / Photo 2: Frances Zook Architect/Emily Followill Photographer / Photo 3: Empire Sky Co.
Design / Photo: C. Brandon Ingram
Photo 1: Revival Construction Atlanta/Jeff Herr Photo / Photo 2: Virginia Cheek/Rustic White Interiors / Photo 3: James Thomas Interiors
Design: Gerrard Builders / Photo: MB Productions
Design: Garrett P Nelson Studio / Photo: MB Productions
Design: Shelley Johnstone Design / Photo: Cynthia Lynn
Design / Photo: Snelling Homes

OUTDOOR KITCHENS & GRILLING

Design: Franks Building Company / Photo: Jean Allsopp
Design/Photo: Revival Construction Atlanta / Jeff Herr Photo
Design: Frank Neely Design / Photo: Emily Followill Photographer
Design: Liz Williams Interiors / Photo: Emily Followill Photographer

OUTDOOR DINING

Design: Birmingham Home and Garden / Photo: Jean Allsopp
Photo 1: Falkner Gardens/Jean Allsopp / Photo 2: Falkner Gardens/Luker Photography / Photo 3: Kristan and Company
Design: Catherine Sloan Architect / Photo: Adrienne Figueroa Photography
Design: Frank Smith Residential Design / Photo: Emily Followill Photographer
Design: Maggie Griffin Design / Photo: Brian Bieder
Design: Page Dukeland / Photo: Reed Brown Photo
Design: Beth Webb / Photo: Emily Followill Photographer

BACKYARD ENTERTAINMENT

Design: DS Dixon Architect / Photo: Emily Followill Photographer
Photo 1: Landplus Associates / Photo 2: Katy Mabry Architect/Jeff Herr
Design: Page Dukeland / Photo: Reed Brown Photo
Design: Catherine Sloan Architect / Photo: Adrienne Figueroa Photography
Photo 1: Frances Zook Architect/Emily Followill Photographer / Photo 2: Beacham and Company / Photo 3: Frank Neely Design/Emily Followill Photographer
Design: Karen Soorikian Architect / Photo: Kate Rumson
Photo 1: Curtis and Windham / Photo 2: Catherine Sloan Architect/Reed Brown Photo / Photo 3: Scott Joyce Design/Andrea Scharff Landscape Designer/Karyn Millet Photo

Here's to warmer weather, peaceful mornings with birds chirping and patio gatherings with friends and families.

Design: Faulker Gardens / Photo: Jean Allsopp