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Staycation is where you stay home for your vacation.
Vacations can be expensive, and many people these days are choosing to stay at home and just chill out, catch up on Netflix and drink some homemade margheritas. Others choose to explore the local sights and scenery, festivals and enjoy what their own town or city has to offer. There are many great ways to enjoy staying at home for your vacation.
If you have a garden, you could create a staycation paradise
Your backyard staycation will be an investment that you can enjoy for years to come
Creating that perfect staycation backyard could mean spending that vacation money on landscaping elements such as:
- Having a cozy area to lounge surrounded by flowers and the sights of growing vegetables.
- A pergola to create shade and beauty
- An outdoor kitchen for making fresh garden veggies shine
- Dinning area surrounded by your garden where you can host guests
- Outdoor bar with lights
- Fresh pots of herbs
- Climbing grapevines to make your own wine 😉
A staycation backyard is a dream paradise where you can enjoy those vacation comforts over and over again
She Shed and Flower Garden from Lazy Sunday
Tight on budget?
See these great re-purposed wood ideas from Recycled Crafts
Wonderful ideas for your staycation
The builder network has so many great projects like this outdoor BBQ area
Beautiful tiled bar from My Carpentry
American Deck and Sunroom specialized in building outdoor kitchens
Outdoor sitting area ideas for your backyard
This backyard design was created by Etika Projects
Renov 8 construction created these two great backyard designs
If you’re looking for premade pergola kits you can get wooden or aluminum ones from Wayfair
Wayfair also has some great daybeds with covers and cushions for a cozy relaxing area
Zen garden surrounded by plants by Fresh Home
Japanese Garden from Total Landscape Care
Have you created a staycation?
My name is Isis Loran, creator of the Family Food Garden. I’ve been gardening for over 10 years now and push the limits of our zone 5 climates. I love growing heirlooms & experimenting with hundreds of varieties, season extending, crunchy homesteading and permaculture.