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Issue 27 · Summer Rentals · July 11, 2014

Trending on Gardenista: Porches, Tents, and Teepees

Issue 27 · Summer Rentals · July 11, 2014

Michelle and crew have moved outside for the summer—"We're ready to sleep anywhere there's a breeze," she says. Take a look at the decks, sandy-floored rooms, and other indoor/outdoor living options they've turned up this week.

  Areia in Portugal | Gardenista

Above: Jeanne leads us to a small beach hotel in Portugal, an hour south of Lisbon, designed for luxuriating in the sand. Go to Outbuilding of the Week for the tour.

10 Easy Pieces: Teak Furniture | Gardenista

Above: You can take teak anywhere; it's weather-resistant and sometimes it's even a bargain. See High/Low: 5 Teak Garden Classics (the folding stool is by Dansk tableware designer Jens Quistgaard).

Hardscaping 101: Shutters | Gardenista

Above: Shutters needn't be just decorative; they can provide insulation in cold weather and ventilation in warm, which explains why they're making a comeback. Find answers to all your shutter questions in Janet's Hardscaping 101: Exterior Wooden Shutters.

The Hedges resort Adirondacks | Gardenista

Above: Take a trip to The Hedges in the Adirondacks with Michelle to hear the most entertaining travel chronicle of the summer so far (plus the story behind the ring toss contest).

Quentin Bacon porch photo | Gardenista

Above: We're happy to stay home—as long as we can stare at this week's Gardenista Roundup: 8 Nap-Worthy Summer Bunkhouses. And for summer indoor and outdoor campouts, see 10 Easy Pieces: Canvas Teepee Tents.

Linda's Garden | Gardenista

Above: In Garden Visit: The Hobbit Land Next Door, Michelle presents the view right over her own fence. This is her neighbor Linda's plant hospital.

DIY moth sachets | Gardenista
Above: Caught sight of something flickering dangerously close to your closet? Go immediately to Erin's DIY: Modern Mothballs (No Chemicals Included).

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