Outdoor Activities 2 - Backyard Boss

7 Pet-Friendly Hammocks You Can Share with Your Cats and Dogs

A woman wearing a white knit beanie is laying in a red hammock under a colorful, patterned blanket. In the hammock with her is a small white and brown dog looking over the side of the hammock.

Do you enjoy spending your free time relaxing in a hammock? Whether you’re lounging in your backyard or heading out to the campsite with your pet, you may find yourself wondering which hammocks (if any) are considered safe for our pets. The key to safe and comfortable hammocking with our pets is choosing the right …

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The Best Swing and Playsets for Small Yards, Decks, and Patios

girl swinging on backyard playset

Playsets are amazing for getting children to spend more time outdoors. There’s a wide array of sizes and configurations available, designed for every kind of yard—or even indoor use. When it comes to choosing a product for your own backyard, you’ll want to take into account the quality of the materials, sturdiness, safety and fun …

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The Best Croquet Sets for Your Next Backyard Gathering

Woman's foot with croquet racket and ball on lawn.

With summer almost here, the Backyard Boss team is preparing for more outdoor fun. Croquet immediately springs to mind as a classic, leisurely activity that everyone in the family can enjoy. In looking for the best croquet set, we considered durability, aesthetics, and portability. We found that by choosing a set that has all of …

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The Best Outdoor Projector Screens to Turn Your Backyard Into a Movie Theater

Outdoor theaters are surprisingly doable. All you need to watch a movie under the stars are some comfy seats, good food, a reliable projector, and a projection surface. Outdoor projector screens are the unsung heroes of backyard cinemas. After all, what’s an amazing projector if its screen doesn’t match up? A good projector screen improves …

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The Best Outdoor Refrigerator for Your Patio or Outdoor Kitchen

A refrigerator sitting outdoors on a patio, next to a table and wicker chairs.

With the temperatures rising and summer just around the corner, many homeowners are looking forward to soaking up the sun. Whether your backyard includes a small bar setup or a full kitchen, choosing the best outdoor refrigerator can take that outdoor space to the next level. Your deck or backyard can be a great place …

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