As the sunny summer weather disappears as we move into the cooler months, it becomes tempting to move indoors to escape the crisp cool weather. Why not embrace the new winter season outdoors with these 5 inspiring outdoor ideas.
- Add Warmth & Heating
Adding outdoor heating to the outdoor space is one of the most valuable resources during the winter period. Installing a fireplace or a fire pit creates a cosy and inviting atmosphere. Additionally, fire pits allow people to come together in conversation and gather around the ambiance. They come in various styles, sizes and colours allowing them to be installed in any area with ease and fit your backyard aesthetic encouraging you to spend more time outdoors.
- Keep it Cosy
When outdoor seating is cosy, it extends the usability of your outdoor spaces throughout the year. By making the seating area comfortable and inviting, you’re more likely to utilise it even when temperatures drop. Adding warm-toned outdoor cushions and throw blankets allow You to enjoy a cup of tea, read a book, or simply soak in the beauty of nature without feeling the chill.
Winter brings early darkness, adequate lighting is crucial to maximise the use of your outdoor space. It also allows the aesthetic areas of the backyard to be illuminated. It’s important to ensure lighting is fixed to the backyard and or seating area. Adding, garden lanterns LED lighting operate well during the winter season.
- Shelter area
A winter patio allows you to enjoy your outdoor space even when the weather turns chilly. By creating a dedicated area designed to withstand winter conditions, you can continue to use your patio for activities such as outdoor dining, entertaining guests, or simply relaxing outdoors. This protection also extends to your outdoor furniture and other decorations, preserving their condition and lifespan.
- Weatherproof furniture
Weatherproof furniture requires minimal maintenance compared to standard outdoor furniture. It is designed to resist stains, mould, and mildew, making it easier to clean and care for. Simply wiping down the furniture or using mild soap and water is usually sufficient to keep it looking pristine. This saves you time and effort, allowing you to spend more time enjoying your outdoors.
It can be difficult to transition from the sunshine in summer to spending more time outdoors during the Winter season. However, with these five tips, you can continue enjoying the outdoors in these colder months so winter-proof your backyard this winter.