Incredible Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Summer Oasis

Incredible Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Summer Oasis

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With global temperatures at an all-time high and air pollution often reaching toxic levels, there’s absolutely no better time to get outside and relax with friends and family. Here are several amazing, affordable ways to turn your backyard into a summer oasis!

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A Hammock

A Hammock

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On a warm summer day, there’s nothing better than relaxing outdoors in what will inevitably become nothing more than a pouch of leaves, mildew, and dead insects 48 hours after buying it.

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Sexy Lifeguards

Sexy Lifeguards

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You may not have a pool, but it never hurts to have a tanned slab of beefcake watching over you and all your guests.

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Make Your Front Yard Look Like Shit

Make Your Front Yard Look Like Shit

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When there’s nothing but weeds, garbage, and an old washing machine in the middle of your driveway, your backyard will look like paradise by comparison.

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Budget Water Features

Budget Water Features

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Try out some more affordable options, like rain, surface runoff, or mud.

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The Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain

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Import Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain to your backyard so the whole family can recreate Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg’s famous scene from La Dolce Vita.

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Don’t Have Kids

Don’t Have Kids

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God. This makes relaxing so much easier.

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Armed Guards

Armed Guards

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Nothing keeps those pesky neighbor kids away like ex-military Academi mercenaries.

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iPhone In A Cup

iPhone In A Cup

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There’s no better, more affordable way to kick back and enjoy some music than this handy trick to amplify your phone’s speakers by about 1.25 times.

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Oatmeal

Oatmeal

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This warm, hearty snack always keeps the party going.

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Underground Tunnel

Underground Tunnel

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A man made tunnel hidden beneath the ground always increases your chances that surprise guests like El Chapo will make an appearance.

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Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

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Make sure your party spot exists in a physical location so that corporeal beings of this plane can enter it.

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Bees

Bees

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It’s not a real party until a kid steps on a bee.

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Retractable Sun

Retractable Sun

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Enjoy full control over the amount of light coming into your backyard paradise while also avoiding hot-spots.

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Eliminator

Eliminator

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Drown out the suburban din of droning lawn mowers with the universally beloved sounds of ZZ Top’s 1982 blues-rock hit parade.

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Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar

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It’s simply the breeziest, most tropical way to get totally shit-faced in front of your kids.

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Moat

Moat

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This fabulous feature gives the kids somewhere to swim and your pet alligators somewhere to snack.

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Bag Of Ice

Bag Of Ice

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Cooler’s looking pretty slushy.

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Above-Ground Pool

Above-Ground Pool

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Nothing says I only get my kids two weekends a month quite like an above-ground pool!

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Board Games

Board Games

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Ah, well. Sometimes you just have to throw the weirdos who don’t drink a bone.

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