If you like to hang out and relax while you garden, consider building a fire pit to keep you warm in the evenings, burn things, and entertain guests.
There is just no season of the year that a warm fireside meal of fresh vegetables from your garden is not a welcome retreat from the stress of modern day life. Fire as an element has a hypnotic and relaxing ambiance that enhances any occasion from a sunset to a an evening in the garden.
Outdoor fireplace are much more than a sentimental and functional gathering place. According to the American Institute of Architects, the outdoor fireplace has become an essential design anchor for the exterior of the home.
Outdoor Fire Pits Can Increase Home Value
Just like a beautiful functioning garden, an outdoor fire pit can be carefully selected for improving the value of the home. A carefully chosen fire pit can add a modern and unique value to the home and is one of the most significant advantages over traditional backyard landscaping.
As one of the most important trends in outdoor design, many potential buyers will be attracted to homes with this outdoor feature. A outdoor fire pit can also enhance and highlight the architectural features both as a lighting source and functional piece of art.
Outdoor fire pits come in a splendid array of designs, styles, and materials to suit any surrounding. There are heavy set iron and stone monoliths that engender a prehistoric feel suitable for all types of castles and ranches. As well as stylish glass and copper designs that give a delicate elegance to a modern home.
Fire Pits Can Extend The Livability And Comfort Of An Outdoor Space
You can enjoy your outside area even more if you have a comfortable and stylishly designed fire pit in a strategic location. Not only can this provide extra lighting that beautifully plays on the exterior of your home at night, and significantly increasing curb appeal, but they also open up the possibility of activities in an outdoor setting.
The darkest and most foreboding outside area can suddenly become warm and inviting with the addition of a fire place.
Fire Pits Help Keep Bugs Away
As an avid gardener, you are hyper aware of pests and how to deal with them.
When the summer rolls around the outside area can become a staging ground for insect home invasion. During the late summer, throngs of mosquitos and their confederates can threaten to cancel all outdoor activities on account of their feeding habits.
But a bit of fragrant wood smoke coupled with a few citronella candles is the perfect thing for keeping bugs away. Special woods and coconut charcoal can keep bugs away with more efficacy.
Fire Pits Enlarge Your Entertaining Space
Take the home entertainment outside and extend the entertaining space for parties of all sizes. An outdoor fire pit creates a calming and natural environment that enjoys open air and the relaxing breeze. No one can refuse taking the party outdoors especially in the presence of such a relaxing fire.
No one needs the interference of YouTube, TV and Gaming consoles when the greatest lightshow in the universe is available right in your backyard with full stereophonic sound. The tales told over the glow of an open flame are always the most memorable.
Great Alternative Area for Cooking
Take your culinary genius to new heights with the most time-tested and delicious forms of cooking ever discovered: the open flame. Sure marshmallows, smores and chestnuts are all fun and fragrant, there are many other foods that can be cooked on the open flame.