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    26 Products That'll Turn Your Backyard Into A Dreamy Oasis This Summer

    The only place I'll be going this summer.

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    1. A set of white picket fences that'll help you close off your backyard. It's also great for keeping your pets or small children from getting out, or for keeping critters from nibbling on your garden.

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    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $129.

    2. A string of waterproof lights that'll make your space feel magical and cozy. They're dimmable, so you can adjust the brightness depending on how much light you want.

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    It comes with 26 Edison bulbs.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.99+. Available in three lengths and two colours.

    3. A big outdoor umbrella that'll help you stay cool on a hot sunny day. It has a crank system that'll make it easy to open and close without straining your arm.

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    Make sure you pick up a base, if you want it to really stay in place.

    Get it from The Home Depot for $128. Available in 12 colours.

    4. And a clamp-on lamp that'll light up your table when you're sitting out at night. Reviewers say it's super bright but small enough that you can just leave it on when you close your umbrella.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    5. A four-piece patio set that's actually pretty affordable (have you SEEN the prices of outdoor furniture?!). It's made with woven all-weather wicker that won't deteriorate in rain or heat.

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    It comes with a loveseat, two chairs, a table, three cushions.

    Get the four-piece set from The Home Depot for $318.

    6. A portable charcoal grill that's perfect for smaller spaces (or if you just don't want to spend tons of money on a full-sized BBQ). It's small enough that you can also bring it with you on a camping trip.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $84.99.

    7. A set of crystal pendants that'll catch the sun and fill your backyard with little rainbows. Reviewers say the way they're cut makes them look like they're shimmering.

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    They come with strings so you can hang them by a window.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $20.

    8. A Bluetooth speaker lamp that'll help set the mood for your backyard hangs. The lamp part flickers like a flame, making the atmosphere super cozy, but without the soot.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $54.99.

    9. A pack of artificial ivy garlands that'll turn your balcony into a garden oasis, without the maintenance (if you don't exactly have the greenest thumb). Reviewers love pairing them with fairy lights to make them that much more whimsical.

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    Get a pack of 14 from Amazon Canada for $24.96. Available in four pack sizes.

    10. A set of fairy lights that'll make your pergola feel magical. It has eight different light modes, so you can even make them twinkle when you're feeling extra.

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    They're waterproof, meaning you can leave them on all summer.

    Get a 6x8-metre string from Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    11. A set of interlocking teak tiles that'll make your backyard go a bit easier on your feet. Since they snap together, you won't need any tools, and they'll be easy to remove.

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    It'll cover up to ten square feet.

    Get a pack of ten from Amazon Canada for $108.06.

    12. A weeder that'll help you get rid of all of those annoying dandelions that have rudely decided to ruin your lawn. It has a footstep and sliding latch mechanism, meaning you won't break your back landscaping.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.98.

    13. A table bar that'll double as a cooler when you fill it with ice to keep your drinks cold. The top is adjustable, so you can just use it as a side table when you want.

    the table with drinks and ice in the base and food on top surrounded by people talking
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $146.19.

    14. A funky abstract tablecloth that'll keep your table free of scratches and spills. If anything does spill, you can easily wipe it away using a damp cloth.

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    Get it from Simons for $6.99. Available in seven sizes.

    15. A pack of outdoor clips that are strong enough to withstand the elements (they're waterproof and UV resistant). They'll make putting up lights or other decor so much easier — and they're renter-friendly, too.

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    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon Canada for $14.60.

    16. And a pack of tablecloth clamps that'll keep your cover from flying away. It'll also keep your tablecloth from shifting, unlike table weights that hang off the corners.

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    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $3.18 (as an add-on item).

    17. A set of citronella-scented candles that'll help ward off mosquitos and other unwanted bugs. They smell fresh and will add ambient light — plus, the tin containers can be reused to store your little bits and bobs.

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    Get the pack of six from Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    18. A raised garden bed, so you can get started on that herb garden you've been waiting to grow, and the bottom shelf is a perfect place to store your tools. It'll keep the creepy crawlies away from your precious plant babies.

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    Make sure you pick up a gardening kit.

    Get it from The Home Depot for $149.99.

    19. A hammock (with the stand) that'll become your new favourite nap spot. Bring a good book and you'll never want to get out.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $178.03. Available in 20 styles.

    20. An oscillating sprinkler that'll help keep your grass green. It has a range dial that you can use to adjust the range and direction of the nozzles, leaving no patch unwatered.

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    Reviewers say it's worth the price, since it's made of sturdy metal and covers up to 3,600 square feet.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.73.

    21. An outdoor pet house, if your fur baby loves to sleep outside during the summer. It'll protect them from wind and rain when an unexpected drizzle happens.

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    The top opens so you can easily put cushions or toys in and out of it.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $143.99+. Available in four colours and multiple sizes.

    22. A handy tool organizer that'll help you sort out your messy shed once and for all. Reviewers love how easy it is to grab their tools since they each have their own clasp.

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    It stores up to 40 tools.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $78.32.

    23. A 4-in-1 pool float that you can use to sit, lie, straddle, or drift with, if you're a lucky duck with a pool. It sits right below the waterline, so you'll be able to enjoy the sun on your face while cooling down your body in the water.

    two people in the pool with the floaties one straddling and one lying
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.17.

    24. And a pack of drink floaties that'll keep your beverages close by. The pack comes with a bunch of different designs, so you won't get your drink mixed up with anyone else's.

    different photos of the floaties in a pool with various drinks in them
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    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    25. A bird feeder, if you like the company of the little winged singers. Reviewers love that the suction cup design allows you to attach it to a window instead of a tree, making it harder for squirrels to steal your seeds.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $43.99.

    26. And lastly, patio heater, so you can still enjoy the great outdoors on chillier nights. It has an adjustable heat knob, so you can tweak the settings to your perfect temperature.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $190.79. Available in seven colours.

    You chilling, living your best life in your backyard:

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