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Landscaping Tips For A Backyard BBQ In Utah

11-Jul-2019 | by Scott Bennett

If you live in Salt Lake City and are looking for landscaping tips for your backyard BBQ, you've landed in the right place. After all, throwing meat and veggies on the grill is a lot more enjoyable when you're entertaining friends and family in your perfect backyard oasis.

But where should you start in putting together that perfect setting that your company looks forward to coming?

1. Stringing Up the Lights

Few things set a summer night's mood better than the perfect lighting. And it doesn't have to be expensive. Buy a few strings of outdoor lighting and creatively hang them over the entire yard (if it's small) or over the seating area to create a European restuarant-type feel. Fifteen watt bulbs work best. After all, you don't want to overpower your yard or your neighbors.

2. Incorporate a Stone Patio

A stone (or brick) patio is the perfect feature for your outdoor grilling and dining spaces. Not only does it create a solid, even surface for your grill, but you can add planters, lighting, tables and furniture which makes an inviting outdoor space.

You can build a beautiful stone patio over the course of one weekend. If you don't want to do it on your own, just hire a landscaping company.
3. Outdoor Bar

A beautiful backyard bar is the perfect place for you and your guests to kick back, relax, have a drink and enjoy great conversation. After all, what else is there to do while waiting for the meat to be cooked to absolute perfection?

4. Build A Fire Pit

Picture this: the aroma of dinner grilling, guests sitting around the bar enjoying a drink, your outdoor lighting illuminating the party, and a fire crackling in the summer night.

Sound like a fantasy? Well it's not. By adding a fire pit or chimnea to your landscape, you can have the best of all outdoor BBQ worlds. Just make sure to have plenty of seating around the fire for the after dinner drinks with friends.
5. Add A Brick Pathway

Not only are these beautiful, but they also help guests easily navigate around your yard between landscaping features.

6. Backyard Pond with Waterfall

This is by far one of our favorites, although it is a bit of work to maintain -- especially if you add Koi or goldfish and want them to survive year-round. There are few things people enjoy more than the relaxing sound of falling water. A backyard pond with a waterfall will steal the show with your guests as they enjoy its tranquility and beauty. We definitely advise hiring landscaping company in Salt Lake City a to install this one for you the right way. By the way, we do recommend adding several fish to enhance the enjoyment. Just do your research first!

We hope that at least one of these landscaping tips has proven to be helpful for you. More than that we hope you get outside this summer and enjoy the warm weather. Make your backyard look nice, invite your loved ones over, and fire up the grill. Cheers!

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