If you are inviting a large group of people to an outdoor celebration, you should consider getting a large outdoor shelter or tent. You never know when it may rain, or if the sun will be beating down so hard that guests will be seeking out shade. Of course, there is always the option of people sheltering themselves in your home, but that may not be practical or even possible. Don’t forget that these types of tents can be rented for a fraction of the cost of buying, sometimes with installation included.
Outdoor tents for garden parties & weddings:
Outdoor tent for garden parties & weddings pictured: 32’x16′ Heavy Duty Wedding Party Tent Canopy Carport White by Deltacanopy
If you like spending time in your backyard, chances are you can’t wait for the warmer months of spring and summer. That being said, don’t let the cold keep you away from enjoying some backyard fun. Simply install an outdoor gas fire-pit table, place some chairs around it, and voila, instant warmth. Of course, you may not want to do this on those really cold days of winter, but with spring just around the corner, you can begin to enjoy your backyard again sooner.
Outdoor gas fire-pit tables:
Outdoor gas fire-pit table pictured: Elegance Oriflamme Outdoor Fire Pits and Fire Pit Tables by All Backyard Fun
If you need this kind of table only for the occasional party, you may want to rent one instead of purchasing one. You will find that it can be more economical.
If you have ever dreamed about having an outdoor wedding in your backyard for your son or daughter, you might want to consider investing in an outdoor wedding reception tent. The last thing you want to have happen is for mother nature to come calling with wind and rain resulting in the wedding party and guests scrambling for a dry location. Outdoor tents are relatively easy to setup and tear down for the next event, but should not be kept upright over night.
Outdoor wedding reception tent:
Outdoor wedding reception tent pictured: Palm Springs 10- x 30-Foot White Party Tent Gazebo Canopy with Sidewalls
It’s always a good thing when a piece of furniture can have multiple uses, especially when you have limited space. This is the case with storage benches. You can store all sorts of gardening implements in them, without the need for a separate storage box. Look for models that are topped with a cushion, as they are more comfortable to sit on for long periods.
Outdoor wicker storage bench:
Outdoor wicker storage bench pictured: Deeco Consumer Products All Weather Wicker Belize Bench and Storage Trunk
Owning a pool is one of those special luxuries that make the summer heat and humidity a lot easier to deal with. A slight problem though might be trying to keep your towels dry and at the ready as the kids splash about. An outdoor towel rack may just be what you need to keep the towels off the ground and away from the splashing water. Most towel racks can hold up to three thick towels without them touching each other, which makes drying time faster.
Outdoor towel rack for swimming pool:
Outdoor towel racks for swimming pool pictured: left: Teak Towel Rack, Indoor Outdoor, Bathroom, Pool by Aqua Teak / right: Poolmaster 52505 Poolside Towel Tree