This is proof that the footprint of the house can be expanded without changing to a construction zone. With the addition of a container garden, cozy patio furniture and a fire pit, these backyard spaces become a private oasis to entertain guests and soak up the summer sun.

Install a Nap Spot

After all, a few minutes of shut-eye is surprisingly effective. If there is no tree to hang the hammock, look for a tree with a built-in stand.