31 Things From Walmart To Help Make Your Backyard The Best On The Block
Comfy seating, luxurious plants, fun decorations, and more to make your yard the envy of the entire neighborhood.
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wicker sectional set, because it's basically like bringing your entire living room outside. All you need is the TV!
Promising review: "I LOVE this patio set! I shopped around for a long time. I didn't want something where the cushions were too thin, I wanted a sectional, yet something that I could play around with and move around. I wanted something beautiful. This features all of those. Best thing my money has bought! And the price is unbeatable! If you're looking for a set you seriously will love this."— Jamie
Price: $797 (originally $899)
outdoor rug so you can go barefoot outside without having to worry about splinters, hot flooring, or dirt.
Promising review: "This is the perfect outdoor rug. It is made well, comfortable to walk on, and keeps feet from walking on the hot deck. It dries well after rain, keeps its size, and looks fabulous."— Biscuit
Price: $36.70+ (available in seven sizes and eight colors)
solar lantern that's bright enough to give just enough light to let you stay outside for as long as you like, but not so bright that it'll light up the entire neighborhood.
Promising review: "I've had these going for about three weeks now and they're great. They give off a soft yellowish light which is perfect for what I was going for. Overall I am very pleased."— CaliMiz
Price: $20.47 (originally $25)
raised garden bed so you can protect all of your leafy treasures from pests, weeds, animals, and more.
Promising review: "I am very pleased with my purchase. I was able to assemble them myself, I like the color, I like the size. Perfect to have my little grandson help me plant and water too. I purchased four of them and am looking forward to harvesting my vegetables this season! If I am ambitious, I plan to buy more next season!"— LRose999
Price: $57.99 (originally $89.99)
fire pit that's guaranteed to be s'mores central all throughout the summer.
Promising review: "Great for the price. Even if it only lasts a year, for forty bucks you can't beat it. We've been having little pit parties every night since I got it."— MAJKMama4
outdoor conversation set with orange cushions for a ~pop~ of color that will enhance, not overshadow, your flower garden.
Promising review: "This is very well made heavy duty wicker. It looks beautiful around my pool area. The cushions are very thick and comfortable. It looks great! I am very pleased with this purchase. This set with all four pieces with cushions is a great deal!"— ArmyWife321
traveling sprinkler that'll water your entire lawn as it goes along its merry way.
Promising review: "With four acres, we were always moving sprinklers. Now I drink ice tea on on the porch, and watch it move itself. My grandmother had one of these, and when saw it I knew I needed one. The best thing is it's still made in the US, and cast-iron."— Digby
A set of
outdoor throw pillows to jazz up any outdoor space with basically no effort other than you clicking "add to cart."
Promising review: "Great buy! We have an antique bench on the front porch of our rural farmhouse, and these pillows are perfect for it."— Candy
Price: $4.50+ (available in two sizes and 30 colors)
A set of
windchimes, because there's nothing more soothing than listening to them gently sound in the breeze on a warm summer day.
Promising review: "I have the chimes hanging on a pine tree in the garden. We have lots of wind so it is chiming all the time. I like to hear it at night, when I am sleeping. It is far enough away from the house to not be annoying. It is loud when you are sitting directly under it. I love it."— Buffette
pump-style fountain that looks rustic but is actually super durable, and will bring the calming sound of trickling water to your outdoor space.
rocking bistro set for an updated, modern take on the sitting on your porch in your rocking chair that your grandparents did.
Promising review: "This three piece set with cushions is incredible. The modern look is gorgeous. I'm shocked how lovey it is in person. They chairs rock nicely and came together quickly. It's beautiful and I highly recommend it!"— Katrina
Price: $124.99+ (originally $179.99)
A set of
globe string lights that'll turn your backyard into a fancy bistro with just the flip of a switch.
Promising review: "These are perfect for my patio! So cute, the right size, they hang perfectly, and I love that they are actually plastic as we get a lot of wind where we are. I've had them for almost two years now and only have two bulbs that have gone out so I'm ordering a strand just for bulbs."— MrsRuiz2007
infinity bird feeder so no matter where you're looking from you'll have a clear view of all your hungry avian visitors.
Promising review: "This is such an excellent feeder. It's completely open for birds so all sizes enjoy it, or squirrels. I keep one feeder for squirrels to encourage them to stay away from the others. This open feeder is loved by birds and squirrels. It's extremely sturdy."— Felicia
Price: $12.49 (originally $26.12)
outdoor storage box that'll unobtrusively keep your toys, tools, and more out of the way when you aren't using them.
Promising review: "Very impressed with this outdoor storage solution. Purchased to put on my back patio to store my kids outdoor toys. The directions were simple, and it was complete within five minutes. The design and look is accurately displayed in the photos as well."— CCMOM
Price: $65.99 (originally $89.99)
A set of
club chairs perfect for sipping on a drink and reading a book on a long, slow summer afternoon.
Price: $334.55 (available in two colors)
patio umbrella in a cheerful gingham print that'll make it stand out from all the other neutral umbrellas on the block. Just make sure to have your picnic under it, not on top of it.
Promising review: "The cheerful color adds a bright spot on my patio. It is large enough to be provide plenty of shade, yet cranks up and down with ease. I have gotten several compliments on it and am tempted to buy another just to store away until this one finally wears out! LOL!"— Debbiedeb
hanging egg chair so ~egg~cellent you'll want to show it off to everyone who visits.
Promising review: "I LOVE this chair. I sit outside in it on my patio and work almost every day. I curl up in it and read and I bring out candles at night and sit in it. A great purchase. I brought out an extra pillow because I lay in it curled up to the side. Overall, I would definitely recommend it."— Rachel
Price: $329.99 (originally $399)
A set of
solar path lights to illuminate even the most out of the way corners of your yard, and give the whole place fairyland vibes.
Promising review: "Love these lights! The size is larger than I expected and nicely made! They give off lots of light at night and also cast beautiful starbursts on the ground around them! They lit up the first night! Very happy with my purchase!"— Sassyt
Price: $17.44 (originally $22.50, for a set of four)
wooden porch swing that's the ideal way to catch a breeze on a still, hot day. Plus you feel like you're moving even though you're not going anywhere.
Promising review: "I installed this swing on my back porch, now I sit and watch my cows which are 50 feet from me. The swing was easy to install."— outlaw2u2
paisley accent pillow with great back support so you can enjoy the outdoors comfortably (and maybe even catch a quick nap).
raised, self watering planter to make your first foray into vegetable gardening even more accessible.
Promising review: "Great raised bed garden. We bought our first one four years ago and now we have four. We love these garden beds."— Nicholas
Price: $97.11+ (originally $129.99, available in two colors)
gazing globe that has just a touch of a witchy vibe, while still being classy and a good conversation piece. We see this in your future!
Price: $33.19+ (originally $38.98, available in four colors)
Bluetooth rock speaker to fill your yard with music or spooky noises, if it's Halloween (or you're just in the mood for a prank).
Promising review: "This product is very sturdy and has really good sounds. And it helps that it's waterproof and solar."— GoodWorker
Price: $93.99+ (available in two colors)
patio seat pad that'll transform your existing, uncomfortable outdoor chairs into something you can sit in all night.
Promising review: "Loved the color. We bought two for our white rocking chairs. Adds a beautiful touch for not much money."— Laura
Price: $18.50 (for a set of two, available in two colors)
ceramic planter with a reactive finish that won't fade or chip, and will liven up your garden for years.
Promising review: "Love it! Looks way more expensive than it was. Very sturdy and beautiful colors."— Jamalama
puppy statue that's so adorable and realistic, it'll make everyone do a double take and then awwwww.
Price: $29 (originally $35)
tall planter to elevate (literally!) all of your plants, herbs, and flowers.
Price: $54.99 (originally $108.99, available in three colors)
garden stake windmill that'll turn lazily in a breeze and add a ton of visual flavor.
Promising review: "I put this garden windmill out last week while it was raining and extremely windy! Bad timing on my end but so far it has held up great and spins easily. I bought this windmill to deter birds from my plum tree. It was super easy to put together and looks great."— Debi
broadcast spreader perfect for evenly distributing seeds, fertilizer, salt, and more.
Promising review: "I purchased this spreader to replace my old one, which I wore out. I love it because it has a large bin to hold large quantities of whatever product you are using for your grounds maintenance. It operates smoothly with nice large wheels, and has settings for all types of spread density needed for any product application recommendations, AND you can hose it down to remove any residue of products you may have applied to your lawn/yard (i.e. granular pesticides) that were poisonous."— Walmart Customer
Price: $33.81 (originally $44.90)
A pack of
landscape edging that doesn't require you to dig to get a clean edge on all your garden beds.
Promising review: "Easy installation and flexible enough to handle curves. I used it on my front yard, which is on a hill. I only bought enough for a small section that has mulch, plants, and flowers. It looks pretty good, so I am going to order more for a larger area in my yard. I recommend this for those who do not have a lot of time to work on a long yard project."— John
Price: $65 (for 24 feet, available in two colors) What's your favorite product? Shopping Newsletter
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