In the summertime, there’s nothing better than enjoying an al fresco meal with friends and family. Restaurant patios are buzzing right now with activity as hungry diners soak up the sunshine and fresh air of the season. But if you love to cook or are trying to feed a family on a budget, there’s no need to go out to eat for every meal when you feel like being outdoors.
In this article, we’ll suggest a few ways that you can transform your backyard patio into a summer dining room that’s intimate, festive, and convenient. We’ll also touch on some stylish ideas to protect you and your guests from the environmental elements of summer, such as sun, wind, and insects.