Published on December 9th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better0
Want A Fire Pit? Read This First
No longer will a wood deck with a barbecue do for many homeowners wanting to enjoy their back yards. These days, accessorizing means amenities like ponds, flower beds, vegetable gardens, outdoor kitchens, and, increasingly, fire pits that crackle and glow.
One reason for fire pits’ appeal?
According to Sacramento, Calif., landscape designer Michael Glassman, a fire pit can extend back yard use through fall and winter.
In fact, fire pits have become so popular that some builders construct them as part of the package for their higher-priced homes, says Florida real estate agent Karen Wentz.