Outdoors

Charlotte's Patio Makeover

Time for a Patio Makeover

May 25, 2021

Our House You know when one project leads to another? That’s what happened with my recent patio refresh. It all started with redoing my outdoor furniture that got destroyed by weather over the last few years. Our pergola isn’t covered so it suffered from rain and sun damage.  I decided to use Flex Seal Liquid …

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Dad & the Outdoors

May 25, 2021

The Great Outdoors Looking for that perfect Father’s Day gift? The staff at Mark’s Outdoors is ready to assist you in finding a gift Dad will love and use. Besides being a one stop shop for hunting and fishing needs, Mark’s also carries a wide variety of lifestyle products for the husband or father in …

Protect Your Eyes While Enjoying the Outdoors

April 29, 2021

Great Outdoors presented by: Mark’s Outdoors Summer means more time to enjoy the outdoors in the beautiful sunshine. Before you step out the door, be sure you protect your skin with sunscreen and your eyes with UV blocking shades. Too much sun, particularly UV light, can damage your eyes causing cataracts as well as destroy …

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Ready for Summer? We Can Help!

March 25, 2021

Great Outdoors Winter has come and gone, and we are flipping the store! All our spring and summer clothing is here! We have many new summer lines here at Mark’s Outdoors and our team is so excited to share them with you. One in particular is Coastal Cotton! We have everything from dress pants and …

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The Success of a Call

February 26, 2021

The Great Outdoors: Mark’s Outdoors Spring turkey season kicks off March 20, 2021. Whether this is your first season or your fifteenth, one thing all turkey hunters agree upon is that turkey hunting takes work- especially perfecting your call. No matter what type of call you use, we are all trying to achieve one common …

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The Most Common Spring Pests in Alabama

February 15, 2021

Our House Everyone in the South has been patiently anticipating the awakening of spring––and it’s here! We can finally put our oversized scarves and chunky boots away, and reach for our shorts and favorite t-shirts. Though we’re all collectively excited about the positive things that spring brings––picnics, walks in the park, warm weather––we must not …

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Biking Across America for a Cause

February 5, 2021

Special Feature Vestavia’s Ben Cox is preparing to bike across America this summer for people with disabilities. Cox is a Psychology major at Troy University. In 2020, Cox was preparing to cycle from California to Washington in a 2-month event called Journey of Hope. However, due to COVID-19, those plans couldn’t happen like anticipated. Although …

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Creating an Oasis in Your Own Backyard

February 2, 2021

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner DSLD Land Management, DSLDland.com “We love the outdoors and spending countless hours in our backyard. Now we have another reason to enjoy it,” exclaims Chase and Dilma Carter of Chelsea, Ala. The couple just added the first ever Desjoyaux saltwater pool in Central Alabama built and installed …

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Tour Style Golf & Life Changing Fellowship: Step by Step Golf

January 28, 2021

Special Feature Attention golfers! Have you heard about the Step by Step Golf tournaments in Central Alabama? Golfers of all levels are welcome to join the tournaments and enjoy fellowship while growing in faith. The tagline of Step by Step Golf is “where golfers of all skill levels experience life on tour and life-changing fellowship,” …

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From Deer Season to Turkey Season

January 28, 2021

The Great Outdoors presented by: Mark’s Outdoors Deer Season Ends… February brings the end to yet another deer season and hopefully everybody had a bountiful one! When you pick up your meat from the processor, if you run out of room in the freezer or have more meat than you can use, share your harvest. …

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