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A Guide to Creating a Backyard Retreat

by | Jul 1, 2020 | Gardening | 0 comments

Summer travel plans on hold? Don’t stay cooped up inside! Check out our guide to see how you can make the most of your outdoor living space.


Here are just a few of the affordable options available.

Adirondack Chairs

The perfect spot for some much needed R&R.

Chair With Pillow

Gather around the fire pit and roast up some hot dogs and s’mores.

Chairs around Firepit

Bistro Set

Enjoy your morning breakfast and a cup of coffee. Versatile for small and large spaces.

Bistro Set

Or an evening charcuterie platter and wine.

Bistro Set with Charcuterie Platter


Flowers and plants can really make a difference. Whether you’re planting an entire garden or adding some potted plants to your balcony, the smallest addition can transform your outdoor space.

Potted Flowers

Place a few potted plants on top of a retaining wall or elevated area to add dimension to your landscaping.

Potted Red Flowers

Vegetables at Home

You don’t need a lot of space to grow veggies. Check out our video on how to grow tomatoes in pots!


Utilize your grill for barbecuing and dessert!

Barbecue Station

Let us say it for you. . . Yum!

BBQ platter setting

S’mores Bar

This is a really fun activity to do with kids!

Marshmallows and BBQ


We would argue this is even nicer than a restaurant.

Gingham Style

Add some flowers straight from your own garden to make the perfect centerpiece.

Gingham Print Table Setting

Light the Way

Grab something unique, like these lanterns for some added decor. They also provide great light as the sun goes down.

Lanterns on Table


With only a few pieces of wood and paint, you can turn your outdoor space into the ultimate game area.

Giant Jenga

So much fun! It gets very intense, very quickly.

Jenga Set


Pick up some paint or stain to personalize your set.



A classic!

Red Bench with Pillows

We would love to see your backyard upgrades! Tag us on Instagram and use the hashtag #Anawaltathome.

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