The end of summer/start of Fall is a magical time in Florida. With humidity and scorching temperatures easing up a bit in the mornings and evenings, this season is a perfect time to find a place to perch on your patio with a cup of coffee (or a glass of wine) to enjoy the colorful skies and balmy breezes that sunrise and sunset often afford.
Here, we offer up a few ways to perk up your patio or freshen up your yard with accessories and furnishings that could work in outdoor spaces, covered or not.
Get your Mermaid On with the vibrant Sunnylife Mermaid Luxe Pool Ring available for $19 at bonanza.com.
The colorful Daisha Outdoor bag lounger from Freeport Park® comes in 8 other tropical solids made from Sunbrella® performance fabric – which is treated to resist dirt, stains, mold, mildew and UV rays. EPS filling conforms to body shape, making it the perfect chill chair for lounging or sunbathing. $300. For more information, wayfair.com
Recalling the old timey beach days on boardwalks, this Giana designer umbrella in Indigo from Frontgate features an aluminum frame with a crank handle and easy-tilt function. Available in a selection of base options, including teak or non-rusting aluminum, and covered with sun-tolerant Sunbrella® fabric with 98% UV protection, this funbrella would make a great choice for patio or pool scapes. (Base sold separately). Starts at $636. For more info, frontgate.com
Turn your grill into a pizza oven with an innovative and affordable Pizza Oven from Baker Stone Basics. Featuring a patented 5-sided stone baking chamber, this nifty addition to any patio converts most 2-burner or larger gas grills and 22.5 or larger charcoal kettle grills into a gourmet pizza oven that can also roast veggies and bake cookies and breads. Starting at $99. For more information shop-usa.bakerstonebox.com
To help keep bevies and bottles chill, drop a bag of ice into the Tropical Palm Pool Drink Cooler and top with your favorite sippers. $25 from funboy.com. (Also check out their selection of hilarious and hip pool floats!).
LED Star Shower Garden Art is a cute watering can in powder coated steel with twinkling LED lights from Gardner’s Supply Company. It will add whimsy and sparkle to your back or front yard space. Battery operated on a timer, you can enjoy up to six hours of glowing night lights in a twinkling shower that moves with the balmy breeze. $85. For information, gardeners.com •