14 Outdoor Projects to Spruce up Your Home

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4. Add a Fire Pit

fire pit

Use one of the next weekends to build your very own fire pit. Having one in your backyard is a perfect excuse to make s’mores every summer night. Fires bring friends and family together. It provides a space to gather around to eat, drink and tell stories.

You may be intimidated by the thought of building your own, but it’s actually quite simple. All you need to buy are concrete landscaping stones, a metal fire pit ring, masonry adhesive and a rubber mallet.

3. A Raised Garden Bed

raised garden

Growing vegetables is made simple with raised garden beds. It is the best way to organize your garden plants in an aesthetically pleasing manner.

Make it at a height that everyone can easily reach come harvest time. And you won’t have to kneel so much. This is a perfect weekend project for the budding gardener.