At Jovak Landscape and Design, we know that just because the weather is beginning to get colder does not meant that you have to give up enjoying your patio space. If you are looking to make the most of enjoying the fresh air on your porch and patio this season, follow these simple backyard landscaping tips for enjoying your patio this fall and winter.
Adding heat to your patio space can make a world of difference if you would like to linger outside in cool weather. Consider installing wall-mounted or ceiling-mounted outdoor heaters. Installing them is easier than most people think, as they can usually be plugged into any home’s electrical system. Most wall- or ceiling-mounted landscape heaters cast a heated space of about nine square feet; therefore, one heater would be enough to heat a cafe set, while two can heat an entire outdoor dining table.
Covering seats or seat backs with cozy materials, such as sheepskins or blankets, will instantly make cold outdoor furniture feel more inviting. Both faux and real sheepskins work to provide warmth and a cushy padding, while throw blankets can double as wraps later in the evening. Patios that embrace warm throws and sheepskins are the perfect place for enjoying drinks and appetizers on a cold crisp night.
Adding a fire pit to your backyard landscaping will extend the enjoyment of the backyard, especially for guests. They provide warmth, light, a cooking source, and ambience, making them a natural gathering spot for socializing, entertaining, and relaxation. A fire pit can also serve as an important focal point in an outdoor landscape design. Fire pits come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes, and types, including:
If you would like to learn more about backyard landscaping for enjoying your patio this fall and winter, or if you are interested in one of our landscaping services, please contact Jovak Landscape and Design at 604-835-2850 or by filling out a contact form on our website. You can also stay up to date by following us on Facebook.