Is your patio oh so shabby? These super-easy projects will make hanging outside fun again.
Oh, your poor, sad patio. Not a comfy seat to be had, and that cracked concrete . . . well, it probably looked really great when disco was king.
Whether you love to entertain friends or bask in the sun with a cocktail and a novel, here are five easy ways to inject new life into your little corner of nature.
#1 Stop the Pests that Make Your Patio Look Untidy
It's hard to enjoy your patio if it's covered in debris scattered by the wind or by critters with a penchant for digging and trampling. Stop critters with the humble pine cone -- instead of regular mulch.
Those spiny cones will deter pests and mischievous pets.
And chances are your…