Does your backyard need a makeover? You could be sitting on a gold mine of gardening potential and not even know it. All you need are a few outdoor accessories and – voila! Transform your overgrown or unkept backyard into a lush island paradise, perfect for entertaining or hosting outdoor functions. From tiki accessories to succulent pots, this list features some of the top-selling outdoor products available on Amazon. Need to keep the mosquitos at bay? We’ve got you covered. These 37 products are perfect for anyone who wants to spruce up their backyard both for personal pleasure and for hosting amazing garden parties. Once your backyard is the talk of the town, you’ll be having to turn down guests instead of worrying about if anyone will show up in the first place. Give your backyard the tender loving care it deserves. Upgrade your garden and turn your backyard into an outdoor paradise that will soon become the hottest party in town. Mother nature will thank you! Go ahead and start browsing this definitive list of the top 37 products for spending time outdoors in your own backyard.
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Show Off Your Bloomers
This Amazon find is an inexpensive bamboo plant stand that can hold up to six of your favorite flowers or plants — indoors or out. According to the description, the installation is easy and the bamboo design is light enough to move around as you change your mind but sturdy enough to accommodate the evidence of your green thumb.
Nourish Plants by Sprinkling on Some Joyful Dirt
I ordered a jar of Joyful Dirton impulse after I went away for the weekend and returned to some sad looking plants. I’m so impressed! It couldn’t be any easier; just sprinkle onto the soil around indoor or outdoor plants. The organic formula contains fertilizer and nutrients to encourage growth (and in my case… back to life).
This Miniature Mushroom Farm is 100% Organic
100% organic, and non-GMO, this miniature mushroom farm is fun for the entire family — or even just you, sitting alone in that one-bedroom apartment. And if your apartment doesn’t have a ton of light? Not a problem, as the mushrooms only need indirect sunlight in order to flourish.
These Fiskars Gardening Shears for Precision Trimming
These Fiskars Gardening Shears are ideal for small yards, planter boxes, and anytime you want to trim plants precisely. These shears have many thoughtful features, including rotating blades so you can cut at any angle. Spruce up your yard or lawn in time for the big garden party!
Upgrade Your Mood Lighting with Some Tiki Torches
It’s time to get rid of the cheap tiki torches from Walmart, do you hear me? These six-inch molded glass table torches will give you the same amount of light but in a more grown-up type packaging. The vibrant colors and smart design go with just about any outdoor décor and offer up to five hours of burn time. Grab more than one set to deliver a really impressive light display.
This Succulent Starter Kit is Basically Impossible to Screw Up
Do you know how hard it is to kill a succulent? Go ahead and forget to water it — it’ll be fine six weeks or even six months from now. So if you’re really, really good at killing plants, this succulent starter kit is probably for you. The seeds are non-GMO,
These Self Watering Pots Perform the Chore for You
I’m always forgetting to water my plants, which is why I’ve started keeping them in self-watering planterslike these. The double-layer design allows excess water to sit at the bottom of each pot, letting your plants absorb it as they please. Plus, they’re the perfect size to sit on your window sill.
Triple the Catching Power with This Katchy Bug Trap
It’s that time of year again when flies, gnats and other flying creatures make their way into your house. They don’t seem to have any trouble getting in, but can’t find their way out for anything. This indoor bug zapper uses a UV light to attract bugs, a fan to suck them in and sticky glue boards to trap them. One review stated, “Best medieval torture device for mosquitoes ever.”
Perfect Your Shot at Home With this Mini Putting Green
You don’t even have to like golf to appreciate this putting green. At nine feet long, it’s actually large enough to do some real putting practice — or even just whack a few balls between Zoom meetings. And with a non-skid back, it won’t shift around as you’re standing on top of it. Invite your friends and turn your backyard into a mini golf course.
This Garden Kneeler Makes Yard Work a Breeze
No more sore back or knees! This Garden Kneeler is a must-have for weeding and planting and comes in handy for lots of other tasks around the house and yard. The kneeler folds flat for storage and opens to provide a padded kneeling pad or a small seat if you flip it over.
This Tool Yanks Out Weeds from the Root-Up
Pulling out weeds from the stem isn’t enough — you’ve gotta yank the roots out too if you don’t want them to grow back. Not only does this tool make it easy to dig down into the dirt, but the patented blade is designed to pierce deep into any type of ground, including clay. Plus, it’s made from die-cast aluminum that’s rustproof, and stronger than steel.
Grow Your Own Herb Garden With AeroGarden
I’m not kidding when I say that this AeroGarden does all the work for you. You don’t even have to have a sunny home for it to work, as the UV lights built into the top deliver the optimal amount of sunlight for your plants to grow. And from personal experience? It works a little too well — as in, I now have way more basil than I know what to do with.
This Outdoor Blanket is a Must-Have
I have a love-hate relationship with the beach. It’s beautiful and all but when I get home I always find sand everywhere. I swear, it takes a few weeks to get all the sand out of my shoes, towels, and bags. argh! It makes me not want to go but how can I resist? This sand-proof blanket has been the solution to all my beach woes. Keeping the sand where it’s supposed to be, at the beach.
Life Would Succ Without These Pots
Tiny plants call for tiny pots. Whether you’re a succulents lover or a wannabe green thumb, this set of six mini-pots is perfectly sized to hold your succulents, cacti, herbs, and other small plants and flowers. Made of ceramic, they come in a variety of neutral, yet coordinating colors, and a bamboo saucer to sit them on. It’s the perfect addition to your work cubicle or a windowsill in your home.
This Pruning Saw Cuts Through Branches Up to Six Inches Diameter
Trim the trees and whack the weeds with this Pruning Saw. It comes in three sizes, with the largest blade handling branches up to 6 inches in diameter. It’s earned a rare 4.8 out of 5-star average among Amazon customers.
These Hanging Flower Pots are Just So Pretty
One look at this rainbow set of 10 Hanging Flower Pots, and I’m trying to decide where best to show them off. Each metal pot has a curved hook, making them ideal for hanging on fences, balcony railings, and window sills. Customers appreciate that they include pre-drilled drainage holes.
This Soil Meter Measures Moisture, pH, and Light
Find out how each patch of soil is doing with this Soil Meter, which provides readings on moisture, pH levels, and sunlight. No batteries needed; just stick it in the soil and check the results! It’s earned nearly 20,000 ratings from Amazon customers, and the reviews include lots of tips for getting the most out of your meter.
These Bestselling Pruning Shears for the Most Precise Snips
Perfect for perfectionists and anxious trimmers, these Bestselling Pruning Shears are designed with micro tips so you can make precise little snips on your precious plants. That means you can trim off the dead stuff without accidentally decapitating a blossom!
This Electric Lawn Mower is as Easy to Use as a Vacuum Cleaner
I’m a little intimidated by full-sized, gas-powered lawnmowers. But I like the look of this Electric Lawn Mower! It’s lightweight and can be used to mow, trim, and edge small lawns. Customers report that it’s easy to use straight out of the box. Maybe I’ll finally get around to mowing my lawn.
These Fertilizer Spikes Nourish Fruit Trees
I’m the proud owner of a lemon tree, and I’ve been researching how to care for it. These Fertilizer Spikes are an easy way to nourish apple, citrus, and other fruit trees. Each spike contains a slow-release formula, including nitrogen, phosphate, potash, calcium, magnesium, and sulfur.
This Thumb Knife for Picking Tomatoes and Strawberries
I grew tomatoes on my patio last summer. Picking ripe tomatoes every day made me feel like an urban farmer, but I kept accidentally pulling off an entire branch. Oops. I clearly needed this genius little gadget, the Thumb Knife.
This Copper Watering Can for a Cottagecore Aesthetic
This Copper Watering Can is a pretty and practical tool for indoor or outdoor gardening. Made of stainless steel, it has a copper-colored finish and a long, angled spout for easy watering. It’s leak-proof, rust-resistant, and holds just over one liter of water at a time.
Keep Your Distance from Bugs All Year Round
The holy grail of bug spray, it’s my absolute fave and I know you’ll be obsessed with it too. Those buzzing mosquitoes can stay faaar away. If you douse yourself in bug repellent but somehow still end up with itchy bites, try this one; it actually works and smells like fresh lemon. A win.
This Moisture Meter Keeps Plants Alive
Between two young kids and a puppy, I’m kind of at my limit of how many things I can keep alive in a day so unfortunately plants get the short end of the stick. But the answer to my brown thumb is this moisture meter that lets me know exactly which plants need attention! Just stick it in the pot and watch the dial – couldn’t be easier.
This Portable Mosquito Repeller Creates a 15-Foot Bug-Free Zone
Enjoy bug-free outings with this Portable Mosquito Repeller that clips to your belt. No scent or chemical sprays! It provides 12 hours of protection with the included cartridge (additional cartridges are also available).
Bite On this Outdoor Mosquito Repeller
This is a step up from that bug spray your parents used to coat you in. This mosquito repeller is rechargeable and covers an area of 20 feet while chasing away biting pests that can ruin your outdoor plans. The unit functions for 12 hours on a single charge and uses a scent-free protectant that responds to the heat of the battery to chase mosquitos out of your personal space.
These Heavy-Duty Hand Tools Are Built to Last
To prepare for spring gardening, I’m investing in this set of Heavy-Duty Hand Tools. They’re moderately priced and earn high ratings from customers for being sturdy and high-quality.
This Flexi Hose Expands to Three Times Its Length
This is not your mother’s old garden hose! The Flexi Hose is designed to be lightweight, flexible, and easy to maneuver. It resists kinking and knotting, and when water flows through it, the hose expands to three times its dry length. The hose includes an 8-function nozzle.
This Raised Planter Bed is an Inexpensive Way to Grow Veggies
If you want to try growing your own vegetables or herbs, this Raised Planter Bed is an excellent way to try it out. Each bed is made of flexible, durable plastic divided into four compartments and can be placed on any surface you have space, such as your deck, patio, or yard.
Keep Yourself, and the Earth, Clean
If you’re going for that Granola Girl vibe this summer, or if you want to spend more time in the great outdoors, you absolutely need this wash. You can literally clean anything with it — your hands, your clothes, your dishes, your hair. This will be a saviour when you need to pack light for those long trips in the woods. Best of all it’s biodegradable and environmentally safe!
This Skeeter Screen Patio Egg Uses Natural Oils to Repel Mosquitos
Hang this Skeeter Screen Patio Egg to repel mosquitos and other flying insects naturally. The secret is the included bottle of natural oil, which smells nice to humans but terrible to bugs! One customer gave the product five stars and wrote this review: “Natural mosquito repellant that actually works! Works within a 20-foot radius and works best within 10 feet. So if you have a small patio, this is the ideal product.”
Attract Some Wildlife to Your Garden With This Feeder and Bath
I love bird watching and this sunflower-shaped feeder and birdbath looks like the perfect addition to an outdoor space. (It’s also just an attractive piece by itself!) Easily assemble this set, which includes a feeder tray, artificial leaf, insert the plug, and connecting tube. Then, sit back and wait for a variety of feathered friends to visit you.
Say Goodbye to Takeout Pizza With Your Own Pizza Stone
I have a host of stoneware from a company that rhymes with Schmampered Schmef, and, let me tell you, I love them dearly. But, there’s nothing particularly magical about that brand that would keep me from trying out a “competitor.” Enter this pizza stone from Hans Grill. You can use it for baking, grilling, or cooking, and then serve right from the stone (pizza or otherwise). You also get a handy pizza peel to go along with it.
This Wood Plant Stand Can Be Used Indoors or Out
Display potted plants and ornaments on this Plant Stand, which is made of natural wood treated with a transparent coating to withstand sun and rain. It’s earning high ratings from Amazon customers, who write that it’s “beautiful” and “easy to put together.”
Stick It to Hot Dog and Marshmallow Roasts
If you’ve never lived in the country (or been camping), you don’t know the struggle of trying to find just the right width of sticks on which you can spear hot dogs and marshmallows. And, you still won’t know the struggle if you buy this eight-pack of roasting sticks. These sticks are light years ahead of what we used as kids, featuring a telescopic handle that extends from 11 to 32 inches.
These Safety Gloves Prevent Injury
If, like me, you tend to cut yourself whenever in the presence of sharp knives, these safety gloves will interest you. The palm is lined with cut-resistant material, so you can safely chop food, do carpentry, woodworking, or construction work without worry about injury. They’re breathable and feel like you’re not wearing anything so they won’t get in the way of your tasks.
This Adorable Wagon Planter Will be a Focal Point in the Garden
I need more decorative planters in my garden, but I’m tired of plain round pots. Instead, I’m ordering this Wagon Planter, which is super-cute and more affordable than it looks. Check out the customer reviews for inspirational photos!
This Kit That Comes With Everything You Need To Start Grilling…
…except for the grill itself. You gotta supply your own, but once you’ve got that squared away this kit is a total must-have. Each order comes with five griddle tools, all made from rust-resistant stainless steel — and you even get two squirt bottles you can use to spritz oil on your grill. I think it’s time for an upgrade from that plastic spatula you’ve been using, don’t you?
This Monarch Rescue Seed Mix Helps You Save Butterflies
My daughter’s school planted a butterfly garden using this Monarch Rescue Seed Mix. The blend of milkweed and nectar-rich flowers create the perfect environment to invite and nourish monarchs and other butterflies.
These Rose Pruning Gloves Are Thorn-Proof
Made of buttery soft goatskin leather, these Rose Pruning Gloves are the best choice for dealing with rosebushes or other prickly gardening jobs. The gloves are pliable and flexible enough for fine-motor work yet tough enough to prevent cuts and scratches. Natural lanolin keeps the gloves supple and moisturizes hands during use.