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55 Weird Things For Your Backyard That Are Clever As Hell On Amazon

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55 Weird Things For Your Backyard That Are Clever As Hell On Amazon

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It’s easy to spend time and money on small upgrades inside your home, but backyards need love, too. To give your backyard the upgrades it deserves, scroll through this list of Amazon’s most clever and weirdly unique items you’ll be thrilled to discover.

01

These Clever Gardening Knee Pads With Extra Foam Padding

Give your knees a break while you work in the garden when you wear these gardening knee pads. Made with thick foam padding, the knee pads are comfortable for all-day work — whether it’s in the garden, yard work, or housework. They’re designed with adjustable straps to fit people of all ages and sizes, and you can even buy them in a two-pack or four-pack if you have other gardeners in the family.

02

This Charming Wooden Garden Pathway That Is So Easy To Roll Out

Give your garden a touch of charm with this roll-out wooden garden pathway. The pathway doesn’t just add to the aesthetics of your garden, it provides a walkway so people (AKA kids) don’t step on your plants. The wood is weather-resistant and is easy to clean by hosing it down. It can be rolled up when it isn’t being used, making it easy to store.

03

This Weather-Resistant Outdoor Ring Toss Game With 15 Ways To Play

You may have never seen this outdoor ring game before, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t super fun. Made from New Zealand pine, the game is weather-resistant and durable enough to withstand lots of play. There are 15 games to play, including the classic ring toss. The yard toss game comes with a carrying case that makes it easy to store and bring along to a backyard gathering.

04

This Outdoor Bike Cover That’s Fully Waterproof

If you keep your bike outside and exposed to the elements, you’ll be happy with this waterproof bike cover. It comes in three sizes, so it’s great coverage for all types of bikes, including road bikes, mountain bikes, beach cruisers, electric bikes, and trikes. The cover has a drawstring closure that protects your bike from rain, snow, dust, and UV rays.

05

This Funny Coco Fiber Door Mat That Poses An Excellent Question

If you have a funny personality, it only makes sense to have a funny welcome mat like this Did You Call First doormat. It isn’t just clever though, it’s also efficient. Made with tightly woven coco fibers, the mat is durable and effective at getting dirt off of shoes. It also has a nonslip backing that keeps the mat from sliding around.

06

These Best-Selling Fire Packets For An Hour Of Colorful Flames Each

Brighten up your campfires and fully impress the kids when you throw one to three of these colorful fire packets in the flames. The entire pouch can be tossed into a fire, and it truly looks like magical flames for up to an hour. You’ll need to use these in wood-burning fires as they can’t be used with propane or artificial log pits.

07

This Ergonomic Hand Weeder Tool That Gets To The Roots

Add this hand weeder tool to your gardening toolbox for a much easier time pulling weeds. Its purpose is to help you grab the entire root without having to dig a large hole to keep the surrounding plants intact. The tool has a soft ergonomic handle with a finger grip for more control, and it features a hole so you can hang it alongside your other tools.

08

This Pooper Scooper Set That Doesn’t Require Bending Over

No matter the size of your dog, it’s never fun picking up poop in your backyard, which is why this pooper scooper set can really come in handy. The set comes with a small rake and an extra-large tray that can hold a tremendous amount of poo so you don’t have to trek back and forth to the trash can. The handles are long, allowing you to pick up your dog’s droppings from a comfortable position. Since if you’re gonna pick up poo, you might as well be comfortable while doing it.

09

These Reusable & Absorbent Water Balls That Come In A Pack Of 60

Dare I say these reusable water balls are more fun than water balloons? These brightly colored water balls absorb a ton of water, making them a whole lot of fun to chuck at a friend. Plus, they’re extra soft and won’t hurt even when they accidentally/on purpose hit you in the face. Sixty balls come in the set, and they can be washed and reused all season long.

10

This Hummingbird Ring Feeder That You Can Get In 7 Colors

A fantastic way to experience hummingbirds up close and personal is by using this hummingbird ring feeder to offer them nectar. A small amount of nectar fits in the ring and the goal is to get hummingbirds to trust you enough to swing by (it’s totally normal for that process to take a while).

As one reviewer noted, “My husband and I both were able to get hummingbirds to feed out of our hands and it was an amazing experience! We slowly moved our yard feeders closer and closer to the back porch over the course of a week and then stood next to one of them with our hand out with the ring and it worked!” The ring is top-shelf dishwasher safe and comes in seven great colors.

11

These Flickering Flame Torch Lights That Charge In The Sun

Light a pathway in your yard in style with this six-pack of solar torch lights. After being fully charged by the sun, the torch lights will last for six to eight hours in the summer and four to six hours in the winter. While the flickering lights are a fun addition to your yard year-round, they’re especially on brand to use during spooky season.

12

This 2-Pack Of Flying Ring Toys That Are Much Lighter Than Frisbees

If you aren’t a fan of frisbees because of how much they can hurt, check out this pack of two lightweight flying rings. The rings are designed to fly straight, and they’re 80% lighter than standard frisbees, so they’re great for kids of all ages. They’re a great toy to bring along on trips because they’re fun, but also because they’re flat and easy to pack. You can grab them in one of eight color packs.

13

This Giant Inflatable Pool Float With A Built-In Pillow

It’s never a bad idea to own a giant inflatable pool float that can be used by more than one person at a time. This one is great for the pool, beach, or lake, giving you or your kiddos a place to float around with a partner. It’s also just great for lounging in the backyard to catch some sun and read a book. The raft features a comfortable pillow so you can get fully into relaxation mode — at least until your kids decide otherwise.

14

These Drink Stakes That Anchor In The Ground

At a backyard party, these drink stakes will give your guests a fun spot to place their beverages. They come in a pack of four and can hold solo cups, cans, wine bottles, and more. Footpegs help you anchor the stakes securely into the ground, and a two-piece design lets you break them down for more convenient storage.

15

This Portable Picnic Table That Comes With A Wine & Cheese Serving Set

The only picnic table that matters is this bamboo picnic table that comes with a wine & cheese serving set, including four serving utensils, six glass holders, a knife set, and a wine opener. Perfect for backyard parties, the base of the table is designed to stick in sand or grass. You can also bring it to someone else’s yard thanks to its included fabric bag that makes it easy to carry on the go.

16

This Waterproof Broom Holder That Can Be Mounted To A Wall Or In The Shed

Instead of shoving your brooms and mops in a closet and hoping they don’t topple over every time you open the door, mount this broom holder to a wall in your garage or tool shed and keep them securely out of the way. The holder, which is waterproof and crafted to work both indoors and out, has five slots and six hooks to hang all types of tools. It’s even great for holding sports equipment like baseball bats and tennis rackets.

17

These Large & Versatile Yard Dice Made From New Zealand Pine

You can play over 20 fun yard games with these large yard dice. The dice are made of eco-friendly New Zealand pine and come in a collapsible bucket filled with five laminated scorecards and a marker. The oversized dice are great for players of all skill levels, and even better, they’re fun for kids to play with whether they’re playing an official game or just tossing them around.

18

This Unique Octopus Door Handle With A Bronze Finish

Door handles don’t have to be boring, which is why I’m presenting you with this octopus door handle. While it may sound weird, the antique-style door handle with a bronze finish looks super rad on any door and spices things up a bit. The handle is great for outdoor handles, but can also make an interior door look more eye-catching.

19

This Outdoor Side Table Made From Acacia Wood That Can Fold Flat

This cute little outdoor side table is a great addition to a seating area that could use a place for beverages, books, phones, etc. The small table is made from acacia wood and is stained and oiled for a natural finish. It folds flat, so during the winter months or when you aren’t using it, it can easily be stored.

20

These Versatile Glowing Rocks For Outdoor Decor

There are so many uses for these glowing outdoor rocks. You can place them in your garden, on a pathway, or in a fish tank. The nontoxic rocks absorb energy from the sun and other light sources and glow in a dark environment. While this pack comes with 480 rocks, these are also available in smaller packs of 200 and 300.

21

This Best-Selling Hammock That Fits Into A Backpack

This ultra-lightweight hammock comes in an attached storage bag with two carabiners and two 9-foot-long tree straps. There are several color options and three sizes to choose from for single or double lounging. It’s great for your backyard, especially since it’ll add a pop of color to your exterior with its 19 available options, but it also packs up easily if you want to take it camping.

22

These Flexible Grill Lights With A Magnetic Base

This two-pack of grill lights makes barbecuing in the dark doable. The lights feature a magnetic base that lets you stick them wherever you need them on the grill, and a gooseneck lets you pinpoint the light even further. Each light takes three AAA batteries, all included in the pack, and the lights come in a portable case.

23

This Hanging Ceramic Planter That’s The Bees Knee’s When It Comes To Displaying Plants

This sweet hanging ceramic planter has an adorable bee hive design that’ll add some personality to your backyard. You can place almost any type of plant in it, including cacti, succulents, snake plants, and aloe vera. It’s great for an outdoor patio, but you can also hang this planter indoors. Give this planter as a housewarming gift and it’ll be all the buzz.

24

These Waterproof Solar Patio Lights That Come In A Pack Of 16

There’s big versatility with this 16-pack of waterproof solar deck lights. You can set them up on stairs, planters, or other areas of your landscaping. After charging for six to eight hours in the sun, they emit a warm light from dusk until dawn. The illumination doesn’t cause a glare, so you can look right at them.

25

This Sweet Planter That Will Give Both Indoor & Outdoor Plants More Personality

Handcrafted from resin to look like a lady, this planter doubles as a pot and decor. As the plant you place in the pot grows, it’ll look like hair, adding a little fun to the growing process. The pot has a drainage hole at the bottom, so while it can be used indoors or outdoors, be sure to place it in a plant drainage tray if it’s mostly kept inside.

26

This Solar Broccoli Dude Whose Eyes Light Up At Dusk

There’s one reason and one reason only to purchase this solar-powered broccoli garden figurine: It’s awesome. Its eyes automatically light up to provide some light at dusk after charging in the sun. It’s sure to make you smile every time you come home, and while it might not convince your kids to eat broccoli, they’re bound to be more curious about it.

27

These Steel Trellises To Help Climbing Plants Thrive (& Hide Eyesores While They’re At It)

This pack of two 31-inch trellises offers several ways to prop up your climbing plants to help them look healthy and encourage vertical growth. They’re made of steel, but they don’t add too much weight to a pot, making it possible to move the pot around if needed. No assembly is needed — just shove them in the dirt and be on your way.

28

This Outdoor Pillow Cover That Comes In Several Styles

It’s always a good time to add a decorative llama pillow cover to your outdoor seating area. If llamas aren’t your thing, however, there are several other designs to choose from. The cover measures 18 by 18 inches, and square pillow inserts of the same size as these are easy to find. It’s machine washable and has a zipper closure.

29

A Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speaker That Doubles As A Torch Light

Listen to music while providing ambient light with this water-resistant Bluetooth speaker torch. Once your smartphone or tablet connects to the speaker, you can enjoy stereo sound with impressive volume and bass. The speaker doubles as a torch with flickering warm light. Its compact size makes it easy to bring it along wherever you go.

30

These String Light Poles For Hanging Festive Decor On Your Deck

Light up the night with these eight-inch string light poles, which will happily hold string lights or other decor. The deck poles come with rubber feet and mounting hardware to help you light up an outdoor dinner, but you can also buy a version for your lawn that stakes into the ground. Lighting aside, they’re also great for banners and other festive decor.

31

This Inflatable Ring Toss Cactus That Sprays Water

It’s pretty necessary to give your kids the gift of this inflatable cactus sprinkler for super hot days. Not only does the cactus spray water from the top like a sprinkler, but it also comes with four inflatable rings for a ring toss game. The kit even comes with a vinyl repair sticker, just in case your cactus eventually needs a little TLC. It’s especially ideal for kiddos between the ages of three and eight, but its quirky design is sure to delight anyone who comes across it.

32

This Garden Kneeler & Stool With Storage For Your Tools & Accessories

Whether you consider yourself to be an amateur gardener or a professional, this garden kneeler and stool will help your comfort level. When it’s on its legs, it provides a cushion for your “tush”ion, and when it’s upside down on the ground, you can use it as a kneeler with plenty of padding for your knees. A small storage pouch attaches to the side as a place to hold your gardening tools or other accessories.

33

These Stunning Outdoor Lanterns That Are Powered By The Sun

Hang these solar lanterns around your backyard for ambient lighting and stunning decor. The string lights inside the waterproof lanterns look like fireflies, which is perfection. The lanterns come in a two-pack, and they’re solar-powered, lasting anywhere from six to eight hours. It’s best if they’re placed in an area that gets direct sunlight, to make sure they shine their brightest when the time comes.

34

This Gigantic Feeding Bowl For Dogs That Can Hold Up To 14 Cups

If your dogs spend a lot of time in the yard, this extra-large dog bowl is a great way to ensure they’re hydrated with plenty to snack on. The plastic bowl can hold up to 14 cups of food or 112 ounces of water. It’s free of toxins, is top-rack dishwasher safe, and is durable enough to hold up to a large dog treating it like a fun toy.

35

These Inflatable Serving Trays That Double As Coolers

Place these inflatable serving trays on a table, fill them with ice, and add drinks or food for a party. They’re portable and ideal for parties on location to keep everything chilled. Since they’re designed to be filled with ice, they might fully replace a cooler, which will help minimize party cleanup. They also make fantastic sensory bins for little ones.

36

This Extra-Large Picnic Blanket With A Carry Handle

This extra-large picnic blanket is perfect for your kiddos to play and snack on in your backyard, but you can also bring it to the beach or park. Measuring 60 by 60 inches, the blanket folds into itself and has a carry handle, making it easy to transport from place to place. A waterproof layer keeps the top of the blanket dry, even when it’s placed on wet grass, and a foam layer makes it comfortable to sit on.

37

This Bug Control Spray That Lasts For Up To 12 Weeks

Get control over the mosquitos, ants, and fleas in your backyard when you use this backyard bug control spray. To use, connect one end of a house to the bottle and turn the water on to evenly distribute the concentrate all over your grass, bushes, and other backyard areas. It can treat up to 5,000 square feet of yard and will last up to 12 weeks.

38

This Inflatable Tropical Cooler That Holds Up To 24 Beverages

Throw some ice and beverages into this inflatable cooler for a tropical good time. The fun cooler is the perfect addition to a Hawaiian-themed party or even just to bring your backyard summertime decor to life. It can hold up to 24 cans or bottles of beer, soda, water, juice boxes, or whatever type of beverage you’re into.

39

These Picnic Food Covers That Can Shield Your Potluck Offerings From Pesky Bugs

If the bugs are always buggin’ during your backyard picnics and potlucks, try these mesh picnic covers to keep them at bay. The three-pack comes with one extra-large cover and two large covers for all types of dishes. They’re also great for garden protection to keep the animals and insects away when your plants are on the smaller side.

40

This Fast-Drying Grass Spray Paint That Makes Your Lawn Look More Lively

When you can’t bring dead patches of grass back to life, use this grass renewal spray paint to turn it green again. Spray the green paint on brown areas to make it blend in with the rest of your green grass. The fast-drying spray paint won’t harm your grass or plants, and won’t wash away in the rain or with a sprinkler.

41

This Best-Selling Putting Green With Three Holes

A great way to practice your golf game is by bringing golf to your backyard with this putting green. Measuring 3 feet by 9 feet, the putting green is big enough to get some good practice in without taking up too much space in your backyard. The green features three holes and a built-in sandtrap to catch missed balls. Plus, over 16,000 people gave it a five-star rating.

42

This Tiller Tool With An Ergonomic Wood Handle

You can level up your gardening with the right tools, like this hoe tiller tool. This hand cultivator tool is made from recycled stainless steel with an ergonomic wood handle. Its main job is to cultivate and turn soil to loosen weeds, making them easier to pull. A hoe like this one is a must-have for any gardener.

43

These Cornhole Light Strips That Fit On Regulation-Size Boards Or Smaller

Keep the cornhole game going after dark with these LED cornhole lights. Two sets of tube lights come in the pack — one for each cornhole board. The lights are the perfect size for regulation-size cornhole boards or smaller, and they’re waterproof and perfectly safe for outdoor use. The light set doesn’t include cornhole boards — you’ll need to grab those separately if you don’t already have some.

44

This Herb Garden Set That Includes 10 Different Seed Packets

Give the gifts of better-seasoned meals with this herb garden set. The kit comes with 10 non-GMO seed packets in a cute wooden box, including dill, chives, parsley, oregano, cilantro, basil, and thyme. It also has 10 plant markers and a growing guide with instructions on how to grow an herb garden outside successfully. If you’re not a green thumb but want to learn, this kit is a great way to get introduced.

45

This Gorgeous Hummingbird Feeder That’s Ant-Proof & Leakproof

With this hummingbird feeder, you don’t have to worry about ants or other insects taking over as the feeder is leakproof and the holes are just the right size for tiny hummingbird beaks. The feeder is designed with red, pink, orange, and yellow hues that naturally attract hummingbirds. There are four styles to choose from, all of which the hummingbirds will love.

46

This Super Awesome Zipline Kit That’s 45 Feet Of Fun

With this zipline kit, your house will instantly become the cool house in the neighborhood. The 45-foot zipline is made of durable polyester that can hold up to 250 pounds and can also be used as a slackline. It features a rubber brake to help kids slow down at the end of the line, and the material is waterproof and UV-resistant for long-lasting use outdoors.

47

A Deck Box Cover That Protects Your Things From All Types Of Weather

Keep your deck box and everything inside of it from getting damaged by inclement weather and too much sun when you use this deck box cover. The extra-large waterproof cover features drawstrings for a snug and adjustable fit. So, whether it rains, snows, or the sun beats down on your storage box, the contents will remain safe and intact.

48

This Sturdy Garden Netting Made Of Super Fine Mesh

Protect your garden from insects and small animals with this garden netting pest barrier. The super fine mesh netting is sturdy and durable, and it allows rain, sunlight, and fresh air to pass through. You’ll love what it does for your garden, but the pests will not. The netting is good for three to five years, which is pretty amazing considering its wallet-friendly price point.

49

This Solar Wind Chime That’ll Light Up Your Patio

Once the sun goes down, this solar wind chime will light up your patio. After a day of direct sunlight, the butterfly wind chime will turn on and change colors for six to eight hours. There are two types of hook options, and the wind chime is waterproof, so you can hang it from a patio, door, window, or a tree in your yard.

50

These Silicone Coasters That Come In A 6-Pack

If you’re in need of some efficient coasters, check out this six-pack of silicone coasters. Because they’re made of silicone, the coasters can handle high heat as well as cold beverages while effectively protecting both your indoor and outdoor furniture. They’re nonslip, easy to clean, and they come in a plethora of colors to match your patio’s aesthetic.

51

This Hanging Bird Bath That Also Works As A Feeder

Place water or bird seed in this pretty hanging bird bath and do a bit of bird watching in your own backyard. Made of nontoxic glass, the bird bath is a safe place for birds to gather and rest while bathing or foraging. An S-shaped hook and durable chain reduce any shaking that might occur when a bird lands on it.

52

This Durable Dog Leash That’s 50 Feet Long For Secure Backyard Roaming

This extra-long dog leash is a great way to let your dog explore your yard without needing a fence. Made of thick nylon, the durable leash is designed for large dogs to roam free — or at least, let them feel like they have some freedom while still being attached to a leash. If you need a shorter leash, there’s also a 15-, 20-, and 30-foot option.

53

This Elevated Cooling Dog Bed Made With Breathable Mesh

Great to set up outside in the yard while entertaining friends, this elevated dog bed will keep your pup cool, especially on warmer days. The elevated design and mesh fabric allows for airflow while reducing pressure on your dog’s joints. The dog cot comes in a wide range of sizes and two colors, it’s easy to put together and transport inside and outside, and the fabric can be cleaned if it gets a little messy.

“I use it outdoors and it withstands the rain and wind. The fabric is soft enough on my pet’s elbows. She has sensitive skin and loves to sunbathe. She lays on this bed all day in the sun!” said one reviewer.

54

These Incense Sticks That Repel Mosquitoes & Last Up To 3 Hours

If mosquitoes prevent you from enjoying your backyard, you have to try these mosquito-repellent sticks. The deet-free sticks come in a pack of 12 and work just like incense. When lit, the smoke from the incense smells like essential oils that mosquitoes choose to stay away from. Each stick will burn for 2.5 to three hours.

55

These Heavy-Duty Grill Mats To Prevent A Messy Clean-Up

Prevent food from falling through your grill’s grates by using these two heavy-duty grill mats. The nonstick mats are thick enough to keep the grates clean while you cook, and they’re thin enough to thoroughly cook your food while maintaining the smoky, charred flavor of a grill. The mats are dishwasher safe, which makes grilling with them a breeze.

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