With spring here, it’s time to look to the outdoors! And with the pandemic easing up, it’s the perfect time to set up an inviting outdoor space at home, where you can entertain loved ones for a long-overdue visit. I’ve got some ideas for easy — and affordable — ways to spruce up your back yard, front yard or patio.
How about planting some colorful flowers or a delicious vegetable garden? While you’re at it, grab a few pieces of outdoor decor to set just the right tone. I’m a big fan of this black-and-white striped rug, these weatherproof throw pillows and this bench swing with canopy. I’ve got lots of ideas for outdoor lighting, too! Here’s my full list of 37 Amazon products that’ll transform your outdoor space. You won’t believe how affordable they are!
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Add a Little Pop of Color to Your Patio With This Metal Side Table
Though this weather-resistant metal side table comes in six colors, I’m partial to the lime green and yellow ones. They’re so bright and happy! Because these tables are made of metal, they’re sturdy and practical — not just decorative. They have a powder-coated steel frame that’s scratch and rust-resistant. They can hold up to 50 pounds but are still lightweight and easy to move.
Plant Some Colorful Flowers in Your Yard to Liven-Up Your Surroundings
Now’s the perfect time to plant a little garden in the yard. These zinnia seeds are non-GMO, freshly packed in the U.S., and ready to plant. They should be planted in a sunny spot. They’re hardy annuals that should germinate quickly to bloom all summer long.
Show Your Plants Some Love With a Sprinkle of Joyful Dirt
Sprinkle some love on your leafy friends with a bottle of Joyful Dirt, a concentrated blend of organic plant food and fertilizer. It encourages new growth, revives drooping leaves, and helps plants resist disease. It’s great for both indoor and outdoor plants and simple to use; just shake and watch them bloom!
These Wind Chimes Are Solar-Powered and Color-Changing
These wind chimes are solar-powered, soaking up energy from the sun all day long, then at night, they turn on automatically with a color-changing glow that lasts 6-8 hours. Check the user reviews to see how much people LOVE this product!
This Three-Piece Bistro Set Adds Charm to Your Patio or Balcony
This dainty bistro set turns your patio into a charming little tea garden. Choose from red, white, black, yellow, green, and two shades of blue. The set is made of sturdy steel and is foldable, so you can easily store it inside when not in use. Rated 4.7 stars!
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This Beautiful String of Globe Lights Gives Your Outdoor Space the Perfect Atmosphere
I’m a sucker for a set of twinkling lights, and these are classic and charming. This strand of outdoor lights features Edison bulbs and comes in your choice of black, green, or white wire. Get the perfect amount of lights for your space by choosing from 25, 50, or 100-foot lengths. More than 27,000 Amazon buyers rate these lights 4.6 stars.
This Grass Cutter That’s Super Precise
Lightweight, portable, and seriously fun to use, this battery-powered grass cutter is hugely popular on Amazon, and it’s not hard to see why. The cordless design means you can use it anywhere in your yard without having to be tied to an outlet, and the quick-change blades mean you can easily switch between projects.
This Multi-Tier Bamboo Plant Stand Is Rustic Chic, Giving Your Patio a Lovely Burst of Life
You can use this six-tier potted plant stand indoors or outdoors. It’s made of bamboo that’s been coated to protect against corrosion from weather and insects. The alternating location of tiers from one side of the rack to the other makes it eye-catching. You can easily display seven potted plants on this six-tier stand because the bottom tier can support two models side-by-side.
Relax in Style and Comfort in This Two-Piece Set of Zero-Gravity Lounge Chairs
If you haven’t tried one of these zero-gravity lounge chairs, it’s time you got one! They lean back effortlessly, giving you a smooth, gentle recline that removes strain from your aching muscles and allows you to drift off into daydreams. This set of two is an Amazon bestseller, earning 4.5-star ratings on nearly 25,000 reviews. Choose from more than a dozen colors to suit your decor.
This Beautiful Outdoor Tablecloth Is Inviting and Invigorating
When you invite loved ones over for that springtime catch-up in the backyard, this tablecloth will set just the right tone with its jubilant flower design. It’s got a spill-proof coating that’ll cause any liquid to simply bead up and be easy to wipe off. Just toss it in the washing machine when necessary. Choose from seven sizes and formats, as well as several other pretty patterns.
Tie Together the Look and Feel of Your Outdoor Space With This Striped Outdoor Rug
Adding a rug to your outdoor space really gives it the feel of a cozy room, which only makes it more inviting for your guests. This black-and-white striped rug is made of a durable cotton material that’s treated with environmental protection. It’s got a nice thickness you don’t often find in outdoor rugs. And it can be popped into the washing machine when it needs refreshing! Choose from six sizes and three colors.
This Beautiful Boho Side Table Comes in Navy Blue With Intricate Cutouts on the Sides
There’s something about this dark blue iron side table that is exotic and sophisticated. I just love the intricate cutouts on the sides. It’s got a drum-like shape and is the perfect size for holding a Bluetooth speaker, a glass of iced tea, and a magazine for a day outdoors.
Play Some Tunes in the Great Outdoors With This Portable Bluetooth Speaker That’s Waterproof
This little indoor-outdoor Bluetooth speaker is a powerhouse! It’s got a Bluetooth range of 100 feet, so you can easily take it outside into the yard and not fear that it’ll have trouble streaming music from your computer inside. Choose from eight different colors. More than 125,000 Amazon buyers rate this speaker 4.6 stars.
There’s No Better Way to Enjoy the Springtime Than in a Bench Swing Like This One
This lovely bench swing with canopy can seat two adults comfortably. It’s got a heavy-duty powder-coated steel frame that can support up to 450 pounds at once. It’s got heavy springs connecting the swing to the frame, and the seat and canopy material is sturdy polyester that can be removed and replaced as needed.
Plant a Glowing Garden With These Solar LED Flower Lights
When these LED flowers light up at night, the look is stunning. These solar lights simply soak up the power of the sun during the day, and then they radiate it out in a color-changing performance at night. Made to look like large lilies, you can choose from purple-and-red flowers or blue-and-white ones. These solar flower lights make a great gift, too!
Give Your Garden a Touch of Old Europe With This Faux-Stone Bench
Made of resin, this bench looks like real sandstone, and it’s a stunner in the garden! It’s got intricate carving that looks like real stone, but because it’s resin, it’s far more affordable. It’s both lightweight and durable. Choose from several different colors.
This Three-Piece Patio Set Is a Ready-Made Conversation Area, in Your Choice of Four Colors
At only $139.99, this three-piece patio set is an amazing deal. It comes with a side table and two wide, deep rattan chairs with cushions in your choice of blue, red, gray, or black. The frames of each item are made of powder-coated steel that’s rust-proof. The seat material is high-quality hand-woven PE wicker that’s weather-resistant and won’t fade. Each seat supports up to 250 pounds.
This Two-Pack of Hanging Pots Is an Easy and Affordable Way to Add Plants to Your Patio
What I love about these hanging pots is that they’re two different sizes and have a sleek white design. This means they won’t compete for attention with the plants you put inside them. When you hang these from your patio or porch, you add visual interest at different eye levels, creating a pleasing overall palette. Fill these pots with colorful flowers or your favorite greenery.
This 10-Foot Patio Umbrella Gives You Full Sun Protection While You Enjoy Your Yard
It’s hard to say what’s more appealing about this 10-foot patio umbrella — the sun protection it provides, or how good it looks in the yard! It comes in eight colors and has a thick double-coated fabric that protects against UV rays. It’s also fade-resistant and, of course, waterproof. It’s got a smooth crank lift that’s easy to open and close.
This Garden Bench Has a Sturdy Steel Frame With a Beautiful Design Carved Into the Back
I could see this bench making the perfect addition to a porch or patio. It’s got a solid steel frame in your choice of black, bronze, or green. The backrest has an intricate vines pattern that’s classic and lovely. This bench is an Amazon bestseller, earning 4.5-star ratings.
This Mosaic Glass Solar Light Will Give Your Outdoor Table a Magical Glow
This little globelike solar light soaks up the sun all day and then lights up your table at night. It has two settings: One with white light that’ll simply catch and reflect the colors of the stained glass on the globe. The other is a color-changing mode that’ll emit all different colors for a more fanciful effect. This lamp is waterproof, so you don’t need to worry about leaving it outside in any kind of weather.
Light Your Outdoor Pathway With This 8-Pack of Solar Garden Lights
This eight-pack of solar-powered lamps, in your choice of brown or silver, emit 10 lumens each of warm white light. They’re perfect for lighting a pathway through the yard or for lining your garden to highlight the flowers. They charge in 4-6 hours of direct sunlight and work automatically for up to 8 hours at night.
This Three-Piece Wicker Chair-and-Table Set Has You Ready to Host Guests in No Time
You’re ready for intimate conversations in the garden with this three-piece furniture set. The patio chairs and table are made of PE rattan, with a strong steel frame. Each seat has a three-inch-thick cushion, in your choice of red or brown. These pieces are sturdy and supportive but still light enough to easily move about your yard to wherever you need them.
This Fire Pit Creates a Warm Conversation Area for Your Guests
Whether you want to roast marshmallows or simply cuddle up and get toasty, this backyard fire pit has you covered. Made of durable steel with a black heat-resistant coating, this grill is weather-resistant and is lightweight, and easy to move. This fire pit is an Amazon bestseller.
These Iron Wall Hangers Have Adorable Little Birds on Top
I really love these wall hangers with little birds on top. They have a delicate swirl design that reminds me of classic Europe, and those little birds chirping at the peak are simply too sweet. Choose from raw iron or black iron. These brackets can be used to hang plants, wind chimes, lanterns, and much more. More than 800 buyers rate these 4.8 stars!
Create a Cozy Outdoor Nook With This Multi-Size Sun Shade in Your Choice of Colors
I used to have a small backyard space that would be perfect for one of these! If only I’d known about these then. Made of durable material that blocks up to 98% of UV rays, these sun shades come in seven different sizes and are easy to install with D-rings on the corners. Choose from several colors and a few lovely stripe patterns as well.
This Two-Pack of Outdoor Throw Pillow Covers Is an Easy and Effective Way to Brighten Your Springtime Decor
Decorative throw pillows are one of my favorite ways to add color and style to a room. Or, in this case, to an outdoor space. These waterproof canvas-polyester pillow covers come in six sizes and more than 20 colors — so there’s something for everyone! These babies are Amazon bestsellers.
This Antique Copper Birdbath Is a Beautiful Ornament for the Garden
We have a birdbath like this one in our backyard, and it’s a pleasure to watch the birds use it each day. We’ve actually filled it with birdseed rather than water, and they love collecting on it for a snack. This birdbath is covered in resin coating that is resistant to rain and other weather conditions. It comes in copper, gray, or green, each with a European-style patina and an intricately etched base.
This Ladder-Shaped Metal Plant Stand Is Perfect for the Patio or Porch
Though you could use this metal multi-tier stand for any number of things, it would make a great plant display for your outdoor space. The shelves get larger from top to bottom, giving it an interesting variation in dimensions. Choose from black or white — both made of durable iron.
Invite Nature to Your Home With This Adorable Bird Feeder for Your Garden
This gazebo-style bird feeder is made of heavy-duty plastic and can hold a large amount (2.6 pounds) of birdseed. It comes fully assembled and makes a great addition to the backyard — especially if it’s in view of your windows so you can enjoy it while having your morning coffee. Bonus points if it’s in the perfect spot for your house cat to enjoy from his window perch!
Stay Warm and Cozy Outside With This Tall Patio Heat Lamp
We ordered one of these for my Dad’s house last year, and it works great! It can get pretty chilly outdoors in the San Francisco Bay Area, but a heat lamp like this makes the backyard hospitable almost year-round. This one runs on propane and has a heat range of 18 feet in diameter. It comes in an attractive bronze color and has a 32-inch-diameter dome.
This Large Distressed Oak Whiskey Barrel Planter Looks Lovely on the Patio
Choose from three different sizes and two styles (distressed oak or Kentucky walnut) in this whiskey barrel planter. It’s got decorative antique pewter bands circling it and is coated to protect it from fading due to UV light. It even comes with drainage holes for outdoor use.
Create Your Own Backyard Cabana With These UV-Protectant Outdoor Curtains
You’ll have a truly cozy patio when you surround it with these lovely outdoor curtains that protect from harmful UV rays. Made of polyester, they’re fade-resistant and durable, and they come in four colors of stripes: grey, khaki, navy blue, or teal. Depending on the size, these curtains range from $11-$15, which is an unbelievable buy!
This Little Wicker End Table Has a Glass Top and Is Perfect for Use Outdoors
I used to have one of these wicker tables on my porch and it was the perfect size and style. With a strong powder-coated aluminum frame and PE rattan wicker in espresso brown, this table would be an ideal companion for your outdoor seating area. The glass tabletop is easy to clean and offers a smooth surface for drinks to sit on.
Give Your Garden a Charming Rustic Touch With This Blue Wagon Planter
This blue wagon planter is a dear little bit of country decor. Fill it with flowers, plants, and other garden delights. This wagon is made of wood and has rolling iron wheels. This unique planter is an Amazon bestseller, and it comes in blue, green, or red.
Plant a Springtime Vegetable Garden With This Pack of 15,000 Non-GMO Heirloom Vegetable Seeds
Just reading about this packet of heirloom vegetable seeds is making my mouth water! I know people like to complain about eating their vegetables, but I’m not lying when I say I truly love salads. And there’s nothing like fresh veggies straight from the garden. This pack contains 32 varieties of all-natural vegetable seeds that are non-hybrid, non-GMO, open-pollinated, and have a high germination rate. Let’s get planting!
This Hammock Swing Is Super Cozy, Durable and Can Hold Up to 320 Pounds
This hammock chair — available in dark gray, light gray, or white — is something I want to try out myself! Made of a soft polyester-cotton blend, it’s comfortable but still sturdy, supporting up to 320 pounds at once. And I’ve gotta say, those multi-strand cotton ropes supporting it along the sides have a very cool geometric look! The chair even has a pocket you can use to hold your book, phone, or whatever else you want by your side.