Ask Angi shares trendy ways to improve your outdoor space

SAN ANTONIO – Warm weather and long summer days make this the perfect time to transform your garden or patio. If you’re not sure what to do with your outdoor space this summer, we’ve got you covered.

“Transform your outdoor space into a bohemian oasis by sticking to a natural color palette of cream, beige, sage green and gray,” said Rupa Mehta, outdoor expert at Angi. “You can always add planters or rugs which will really give the space pops of color. Add matching rattan furniture and rugs to instantly give your space a trendy, bohemian look.

Lush landscapes are also trending this year, so consider bringing as many plants as possible.

Plants aren’t just for your flower beds – add potted plants to your patio or outdoor office to make the space calm and inviting. A local landscaper can be helpful in choosing the right plants for your landscape and climate.

“This summer we’re seeing a lot of people enjoying their outdoor space during work hours,” Mehta said.

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“Create the perfect outdoor office by creating a comfortable space. Find a covered area in your yard or talk to a professional about installing a cover like a retractable roof. Choose an outdoor office table and chair of a comfortable height to sit on for long periods of time. I just set up my outdoor office on our patio, and it’s surrounded by plants, like what I have here at home too.

Don’t forget to add work-from-home essentials like a Wi-Fi extender to ensure you have a top-notch internet connection and an outdoor outlet to ensure your computer is always charged.

You can also add cozy touches to the space, like an outdoor rug and a lumbar pillow to help support your back while you work.

“With the nice summer weather, more people want to sit and eat their meals outside,” Mehta said. “Consider installing an outdoor kitchen. You can start small, simply adding a grill, cooler and kitchen cart to your outdoor space, or you can call a local professional to discuss installing a custom outdoor kitchen. full service.

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