Get your outdoor space ready for summer with 6 simple and budget-friendly ideas
At last, the weather is warming up, the plants are springing to life and the sun is beckoning us outside. It may still be drizzling on occasion, but we know our gardens will be getting some heavy use in the next few months. To help you make the most of your outdoor space this summer, here are six simple ways (that won’t break the budget) to ensure that you’re ready.
Tip: Don’t feel like buying a rug and bringing it inside when the weather gets nasty? Try stenciling a rug-like pattern right on the deck. Be sure to use outdoor paint that can withstand the elements and foot traffic.
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… or adding carefully placed candles to light a path and draw a visitor into the garden. (It’s recommended that you use glass hurricanes to house the candles for safety’s sake, and, of course, don’t leave burning candles unattended.)