Have you ever had a summer BBQ and wished that your backyard was better? Well, we’ve got some advice for you. Here are five ways to make your backyard the best hangout space ever:
Make Your Backyard the Best Hangout Ever
Even if you don’t have the best green thumb, plants are easy to care for and make your backyard look very aesthetically pleasing. Just be sure to choose plants that match the overall theme of your yard!
Add some light fixtures or string lights on trees in your backyard. This will not only give it more personality but also makes it seem like an inviting place at night time as well which is great for parties!
Make sure there are some shaded areas too so that people can sit down without getting sunburned! A tarp spread out over a few chairs works just fine…and boosts them up off the ground so no one has to worry about worms crawling onto their seat!
Get a swing or hammock
Get a hammock or two and string them up between trees. This is perfect for reading during the summer with friends, napping…or even just taking in some alone time on your phone when you don’t feel like socializing!
Add some comfy cushions and pillows to your backyard. Having those available will make it seem like an even better place for socializing with friends as you can all cuddle up together on the floor!
Add a fire pit so you can roast marshmallows with your family and friends! This is the perfect place to have some smores too…
Make sure your backyard has enough seating space too so that everyone can sit down, relax and chat together. No one wants to stand while catching up with friends from college…so make sure there’s a couple of sturdy chairs available at all times!
Lastly, get an above-ground pool. Just try not to break it by jumping into it at all hours of the day 😉
James, the D.I.Y Expert, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture from Colorado State University. Love writing blog posts and guides to help others learn how to garden!