The weather is warming up, love is in the air, literally (Venus is transiting the sun)…and the thing on everyone's mind is spending time outdoors.
what's the state of your backyard?
If it's anything like mine, it's time
for a friendly reminder about how easy it is to makeover your outdoor space
using craigslist. What does your heart, or garden, desire? Here are some
4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Backyard & Get Into The Summer Groove
1. Clean up.
Hire a guy to power wash your deck or patio
(http://neworleans.craigslist.org/hss/3028881337.html) and team to clean your
gutters and windows
2. Grow baby
Have garden mulch delivered to your backyard
(http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/fgs/3012827831.html), get worms for your
garden or compost (http://ocala.craigslist.org/grq/3001165841.html), and score a
free planter box (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/zip/3057372086.html) and trade
seeds and plants
Replace your rusty patio chairs with a lovely teak furniture set
(http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/fuo/3050360761.html), create your own
stepping-stone path (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/grd/3059334432.html), and
set the nighttime mood with an outdoor fireplace
4. Get your
Find yourself a mint condition weber grill
(http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/for/3057726144.html), grill accessories—hat,
mitt, apron—with your favorite sports team logo
(http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/art/3007833009.html), and tips to make the
very important to take the same common sense precautions online as you would
offline. Read all of the craigslist safety tips
(http://www.craigslist.org/about/safety and familiarize yourself with common
online scams (http://www.craigslist.org/about/scams).
Thanks, Beth, for all the great tips and ideas! I've been browing Craigslist a LOT in the past week or so looking for inexpensive ways to dress up our back patio and our front porch. Have you ever found an amazing deal on Craigslist?