Sitting around a fire pit sure beats scrolling through social media or reading the news. Whether you're looking for a small, smokeless option for a patio or a wide fire pit that can accommodate friends with social distance, these are proven winners.
Looking to mask the sounds of cicadas (or traffic)? Install some speakers that are built to withstand the outdoors. These have all been road-tested for durability as well as sound. Plus, they can be tied into a projector for movie night.
Honestly, if you're fixing up your outdoor space and don't want a hammock, we don't understand you. No trees? No problem. Just get a steel hammock stand. Then let the breeze soothe you to sleep for an afternoon nap.
You don't want to sit out after dark under the harsh illumination of a flood light mounted above the garage. Small, subtle lights—whether strung above you or planted along the perimeter—add just enough glow without attracting bugs.