How to perk up your patio [Pictures]
If overgrown foliage, outdated furniture and an overall lack of imagination have contributed to the state of emergency that now describes your patio, don't fret. We have assembled a team of experts to offer some patio-perfect tips to get your outdoor area ready for warm-weather entertaining. -John-John Williams IV
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Focus on fire pits( Photo Courtesy of Watson's Fireplace & Patio / April 20, 2011 )
Another item that is essential for drawing guests is a fire pit, which designers say is essential and can be a focal point for gathering guests. Watson's Fireplace & Patio in Lutherville offers a selection of fire pits. "A fire pit adds ambience and warmth to your outdoor space, making it more enjoyable well into the fall," said Megan Maddox, a spokeswoman for the company.
This Santorini Round Firepit and furniture by OW Lee is sold at Watson's Fireplace & Patio.