How to Make Your Backyard a Place You’ll Actually Want to Spend Time In

If you’ve found that you haven’t spent a whole lot of time in your backyard, it may be due to the fact that it’s just not exciting. Instead of just letting it sit there unused, you should transform the space into one that you’ll enjoy. Here are some simple tips for making your backyard one that you’ll actually want to spend time in.

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3 Tips for Outdoor Entertaining Even on the Hottest Days

The summer is a great time for outdoor entertaining. However, it also brings with it incredibly hot temperatures. Despite the beautiful sunshine, you might find yourself inside anyway in order to stay cool. That doesn’t have to happen. This article will discuss three tips that you can utilize to get outside even when the sidewalk is sizzling.

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This is the Perfect Time to Prepare Your Garden for the Summer Season

Summer is the season we all love to hate. It’s a huge improvement over winter because we can finally enjoy the beauty of nature in our own yards. However, it also requires quite a bit of preparation. During the hottest months, you can expect the sun to start scorching everything in your garden, including yourself. It can also get pretty dusty from time to time. In order to properly take care of your yard during summer, you should make some light preparations.

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Small Things that Make Your Back Yard Look Better Immediately

Your back yard can be a constant challenge in terms of making it look good. If you live in an arid area, it takes a lot of water to keep things green. If you live in a temperate zone, you must deal with burrowing animals like moles or rabbits undermining your back yard’s integrity. Despite these kinds of challenges, there are things you can do to immediately improve the look of your back yard.

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How to Make Your Backyard Swimming Pool Safe for Your Kids and Pets

Since the dawn of time, people have been fascinated with pools. In fact, the first record of a pool, or bath back then, is from five thousand years ago in one of the Pakistani city’s settlements. People have come a long way since The Great Bath, and now you can find an aesthetically pleasing family pool in almost any Australian house. It’s the centre of activity during summers, which is why safety should be a priority aside from fun. Children and pets can often stop paying attention to their surroundings when they’re playing and the consequences could be fatal. So as to avoid that fate, here’s how to keep your family safe around the pool.

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5 Reasons to Use Artificial Grass in Your Garden

Maintaining your grass can be a hassle and going on holiday or taking a break from gardening can completely undo all the hard work you’ve put into it. Thankfully, modern companies are always developing better and better alternatives, so it’s easier than ever to switch it out for artificial grass at a moment’s notice.

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4 Ways to Maximize Privacy Through Backyard Design

Having the chance to enjoy spending time in the backyard is important to many homeowners. You put hard work into maintaining it, from using your electric lawn mower to keep the grass neat to weeding and watering your plants regularly. That said, it’s hard to enjoy your space if you lack privacy.

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5 Easy Fire Pit Desserts for Your Next Backyard Party


With summertime almost here, it can only mean two things: good weather and fun outdoor events. As you start to plan your next backyard campout or beginning of summer party, consider a fun activity that involves your fire pit. The best fire pit or bonfire activity is, of course, making s’mores! Roasting marshmallows are the first step to a delicious s’mores. Elevate the typical marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker combination with fun flavors like strawberry hazelnut or peaches n’ cream. Check out these 5 delicious fire pit s’mores ideas that Wayfair put together for your next event:

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Spruce Up Your Backyard This Summer with These Easy DIY Projects

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The weather is nice and hot, so is there anything better than spending these sunny days and warm evenings right in your backyard? And wouldn’t it be even more amazing if you’ve spruced up your backyard all by yourself instead of hiring someone and paying them a ton of money to do it for you? There are plenty of things you can do to turn your backyard into your personal oasis where you’ll be able to enjoy peace and quiet or throw lovely summer parties.

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