Category Archives: Outdoor

Build The Benefits of Raised Beds

JULY 31, 2014 by CustomMade Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits – reduce soil erosion, the ease of access to control weeds and pick vegetables, creation […]

10 Easy Edibles for First-Time Gardeners

Spring is right around the corner even though our Atlanta friends are stuck with cold weather and icy trees.  Now is the time to start thinking about what you are going to grow in your Western Red Cedar Raised Bed Garden from Thomas Lumber.  Here are 10 easy to grow vegetables to get you started. […]

Gardening for the Bees, and Why It’s a Good Thing

Thomas Lumber Company knows how important our environment is to our daily lives and health.  Our customers with gardening projects have been buying our Western Red Cedar from us for their gardening needs since is a product that is free of any chemicals and naturally resists rot.  We want to help continue the growth and […]

Do-It-Yourself LED Landscape Lighting Install

Dekor Empress DIY Install   Dekor recently introduced their line of Outdoor LED Landscape Lighting products.  Thomas Lumber is proud to offer these great products in both our Atlanta, Georgia showroom and online store.  When we received our first shipment of these products we were excited to get some installed to see what they looked […]

11 Ways to Get More From Your Summer Porch

Browsing our Houzz Profile I came across this gem of writeup on enjoying your outdoor porches and patios.  A lot of our custom milled products go for the use of outdoor entertainment spaces.  This article helps to expand upon our products showing how to decorate your outdoor area to get the maximum amount of pleasure […]

Spring is here! Time to Start Thinking about your Deck.

With Spring freshly upon us here in the south, a lot of us are starting our spring projects.  For some this is getting the yard back into to a state of green with hints of bright colors added in for decoration.  Maybe it is dong some spring-cleaning inside and outside the house.  Or it could […]