Make the Most of Your Outdoor Living Space this Summer

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It’s hard to believe that summer’s already here, but with the warmer days and longer nights, there’s no better time to make the most of your outdoor living space. From tasty barbecues to family-friendly lawn games and everything in between, here are a few tips for embracing your backyard this summer!


There’s no easier way to add color and excitement to your backyard than planting a beautiful row of flowers or trying a fresh herb garden. Whether you’re trying to engage the kids in more outdoor activities, or help them understand the benefits of healthy eating, gardening is a great way to spend the day. Looking for a fun DIY project? Plant your favorite flowers in some old paint cans and place them along the fence for a fun and creative way display your garden.


Cooking outside is a great way to get the whole family involved and enjoy some fresh air while you’re at it! Make a whole event of it with some balloons, paper cups and party favors, and set up a picnic table with board games. Looking for some new barbecue recipes to try? Here’s a great list of favorite grilling recipes to check out!

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Let the games begin! Lawn games are great because they often come supersized, making them far more appropriate for the backyard. Turn your favorite table games like Jenga or Dominoes into interactive and life-sized fun, or try another classic such as cornhole. No matter your age, lawn games are always a winner!

No matter your interests, there are so many fun and unique ways to enjoy your outdoor living space this summer. For more tips on making the most of your backyard, ‘like’ Lennar on Facebook.

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