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Get Your Backyard Ready for Barbecue Season

Barbecue Season

Your backyard probably hasn’t gotten the love it deserves over the colder months or this past year at all. It’s time to get your outdoor oasis up to party standard as social gatherings and in-person events make a comeback this summer. Whether you have neglected your outdoor space more than usual with less visitors or are looking to create a space from scratch, here are some tips to turn your backyard into a summer party destination.

Give some extra attention to your lawn and garden

The first thing that guests notice when arriving to your home is landscaping. If your garden is looking a bit tired, it’s time to perk it up and transform it into a welcoming space for guests. Spring is the best time to prune your summer blooming shrubs and the ample moisture right now gives seeds a good start to growth. Take advantage of this by over seeding so that your lawn is green and lush. You can also prep for new plants by clearing weeds and debris from flower beds.

 

Lawn

Stock up on yard games

Up your game with cornhole, volleyball, and oversized yard games. There’s no better way to diverge everyone outside for quality time and it’s perfect for entertaining a group of all ages.

Yard Games

Prep the grilling station

It’s not a barbecue without the food. Consider a potluck party where guests each bring dishes to lighten your load. Grilling alone takes a lot of attention, so prepare ahead of time. Clean the grill and make sure you have enough gas or charcoal to keep it going

Grill

Consider outdoor upgrades

New lighting, furniture, and an outdoor kitchen can make all the difference in entertaining guests. All of these are investments that add value to your home and help your family enjoy summertime to its fullest. Extra features like fireplaces or covered patios can even make your space enjoyable year-round.

Outdoor Kitchen

Sitterle Homes offers outdoor designs that are luxurious and comfortable. Create a space where you can soak in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere, or where you can entertain and enjoy time with family and friends. Whether you want to keep it simple or go all out, Sittlerle has options to fit your lifestyle and allow you to make the best memories in your outdoor escape. Available outdoor amenities may include:

  • Yard maintenance for a lock-and-leave lifestyle
  • Oversized lots
  • Covered porches and patios
  • Outdoor kitchen spaces
  • Irrigation systems and landscape design

If you’re looking for a community with great amenities for entertaining, check them out at sitterlehomes.com/communities/. Sitterle Homes builds in the most desirable communities in the Austin, Houston and San Antonio area.