31 Backyard Products From Target You Probably Didn’t Realize You Needed In Your Life Until Now

31 Backyard Products From Target You Probably Didn’t Realize You Needed In Your Life Until Now

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Amp up your backyard game with these choice finds.

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A 48-inch string of outdoor LED lights to use year round. This Edison-style set comes with 24 energy-efficient bulbs that you’ll never have to replace, because they’re made of impact-resistant acrylic.


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Hardware is not included though.

Promising review: “I could not be happier with these! They are tough and beautiful. I highly recommend them!” —Jessi

Price: $89.99

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A portable heater so you can feel like you’re at a posh rooftop party at all times. This one will keep you warm with its 47,000-BTU heat output that uses propane to function. Leave it outside even when it’s raining or snowing. It’ll be fine.


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The frame is metal and weighs 73 pounds so it should be okay on windy days too. Adjust the flame to your liking with a knob. If it tips, it’ll shut off automatically.

Price: $399.99

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A stylish 10-inch lantern that’ll act as both light and decor. The woven, teardrop-like design on this tabletop light source will add a chic to your backyard — use a pillar candle at its center to give your outdoor area a glow.


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This comes with one candle, but you can easily replace it once yours is used up. A handle makes it easy to carry.

Promising review: “Love it, a bit pricey but material seems like it will last, style is awesome.” —Target reviewer

Price: $25

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An adorable succulent living in a watering can because it’s decorative, okay? This plant is realistic, but not real. (Surprise!) So don’t worry if you don’t have a green thumb. You can’t kill this cute thing.


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Price: $11.49 (originally $14.99)

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A bronze fire pit that is both stylish and functional for late-night chats with friends and family. This “antique” bronze steel fire bowl has a hammered live, riveted look and decorative base that is brush-painted — all heat-resistant (obviously!). Its one-piece mesh spark screen will keep you from getting scorched.


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Your power source will be your lit wood, by the way.

Promising review: “Been looking for the perfect fire pit for out needs. This one fills the bill perfectly. Made well and large enough for a good fire.” —Smacky Jack

Price: $89.99

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A giant connect-four-type of game to play with your family. This showpiece set of fun stands a whopping four feet tall.


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It’s easy to install.

Promising review: “A GIANT version of a favorite. We LOVE it. Everyone was floored when I took it to one of our annual cookouts.” —Target reviewer

Price: $159.99

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A stylish Christopher Knight Home bench that is fab enough to stand alone or be used with an outdoor dining table. It’s built to last, too, thanks to its acacia wood and cast aluminum.


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Promising review: “The benches are a perfect addition to our outdoor table. It’s super sturdy and well made.” —Libby P

Price: $116.99

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A bee habitat, because bees are awesome. This wall-mounted bee house gives them a home, providing them a safe place to nest and lay eggs. They’ll be drawn to the bamboo tubes in this non-toxic structure. It can hang from five to seven feet on any fence or wall. Pick a spot that gets sunlight in the morning, close to plants and flowers.


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Do your part. Help the bees, which are an integral part in human food supply.

Price: $29.99

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An outdoor fireplace to bring the cozy indoors to the outdoors. A steel grate for wood is provided, and wheels and a handle will help you move it from spot to spot. A screen will keep you from getting literally lit, but you’ll still be able to see the flames.


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Reviewers say it’s easy to assemble.

Promising review: “I love that it has the wheels to travel all over my backyard and if I want to the front yard with ease. The handle is easy to use in moving it to different locations. I love the door on the side for stoking the fire or adding more wood. The top comes off as well for ease of roasting those hot dogs or marshmallows and adding larger pieces of wood.” —Dgrow

Price: $108.99

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A conversation station in the form of a woven table and chairs fit for a style maven who loves to spend all day outside. Made mostly of faux-rattan and cream fabric cushions, an all-weather, rust-resistant finish will make this chat set last.


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Promising review: “ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL SET! It looks so much more expensive than what it is. Perfect for a small porch or patio. It’s recommended to use it on a covered space. Very well made and the color of the rattan is also quite unique. It’s a light- medium brown and matte. Really pretty!” —decor inspo

Price: $450

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An accent outdoor rug to give pizzazz to your backyard. It’s not common to use a rug outside, but they make them. This one features a nice design, plus latex backing (perfect for high-traffic areas) and flat-pile thickness (great for outdoors).


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Hose this off or vacuum it like you would any indoor rug.

Promising review: “Beautiful, good quality, durable. It’s already gone through a couple storms on my patio and is doing just fine! The colors aren’t represented well online and are a lot more colorful in person.” —Roxy

Price: $29.99+ (available in three sizes)

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An outdoor bar set for (future!) booze-y parties outdoors. This five-piece made of an acacia wood frame comes with four barstools and a bar table. The table comes with two shelves for storage — perfect for cocktail ingredients and other drink supplies. Sorry, Instagram-worthy accents like retro drink dispensers and trays not included!


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Promising review: “Great bar set. Can’t beat it for the price. Easy to assemble.” —momofthree

Price: $587.99

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A trusty turkey fryer, because Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you don’t want to burn your house down. This stainless steel fryer is made for big birds (plus, other large meats) and the great outdoors.


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It includes a poultry stand, an ash removal tray, a drip pan, a pre-drilled probe slot, a cookbook, a manual, three cooking grates, and three rib hangers. This apparatus can also steam, and smoke meat. Think: ribs and brisket.

Price: $180 (originally $249.99)

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A pair of adorable bird feeders — get ready to meet a lot of new friends. Each has a tray for bird food and a jute cording at the top for hanging.


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They’re made of metal that’s coated to keep it from rusting.

Promising review: “Seems very solid. Bigger than I thought they would be but that’s even better. These have been perfect for nectar to feed Orioles.” —BethAnne

Price: $10

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A water feature with a planter combined to give you the relaxing retreat you’ve always wanted. This outdoor fountain that’s made of polyresin (which will last!) is equipped with a light that illuminates the top of the fountain, a built-in pot for a plant, and one electric submersible pump to run that water feature.


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There’s nothing more calming than the sound of running water.

Price: $167.92 (originally $251.99)

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A worm farm and composter combo, because this’ll give you a better place to get rid of your leftovers *and* help the worms! It comes with two trays — the top tray is for your food scraps, while the bottom is for the compost.


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Worms will gradually move from the bottom tray to the top, doing some valuable work in helping you make fertilizer.

Price: $179

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A hammock chair for solo lounging. You can relax in this cozy “cocoon” for hours thanks to its back support and two seat cushions that will keep you comfy.


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And yes, you will need a strong tree branch to hang this on.

Promising review: “Fantastic! We hung this in our backyard for my almost 3 year old. She absolutely loves it. Great quality and I know it’ll grow with her too!” –julesC

Price: $32.99

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A bunch of hexagon stepping stones to create a safe and dry walkway where you get a lot of wetness and mud. They’ll also help keep your shoes clean. Think: next to hoses, the part of your yard where there’s a lot of foot action, where you get a little flooding after rain.


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These stepping surfaces are portable, so you can move them around as needed. It’ll be easy to clean, pick up and move around. The set also comes with a carrying handle to transport all 10 at one time.

Price: $35.59 (originally $51.99)

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A trash receptacle made for the outdoors. We love this one because it’s not ugly and looks like patio furniture. Plus! It’s moisture resistant, so it will conceal the ~grossness~.


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A four-person hot tub to share — that’s also on sale. This one is high-tech and comes with a wireless touch-button control panel that attaches to the top of the tub. It is equipped with more than 140 massaging bubble jets to relax your muscles and ~soothe your soul~. Headrests are provided for two people, and an LED light situation will illuminate the water. Hello, ambiance!


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Hope you have the room for this in your backyard!

Promising review: “My spouse and I love this spa! I’m not sure why we haven’t thought of a portable spa before. If you have space this spa is great for the bones and just relaxing. Easy to put together. I have photos, but I’m enjoying the spa too much to go into the house and get them!” –Target reviewer

Price: $949.99 (originally $1,379.99)

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A pack of four barrel planters in various sizes to amp up your gardening game. These will add a rustic touch to your yard. Made of fiberglass and glay combined, these pots are durable and easy to maintain. There is a drainage hole at the bottom that gets rid of excess water but maintains enough moisture to keep your plants healthy.


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Each planter comes in a different size from small to large.

Price: $199 (originally $238.99)

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A hammock that comes with its own stand, because you don’t have two trees perfectly spaced apart to hang one. This one, made of woven cotton, can fit two people comfortably. The fabric is super breathable, so you’ll sweat less.


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A bag will be included so you can take it anywhere you want — camping, the park, the sky’s the limit.

Promising review: “Bought this as a gift for my mom and she loves it. It’s extremely easy to assemble and disassemble for when you’re on the go. Feels very sturdy and the storage bag with its attached instructions is a nice addition. Overall I’m very satisfied with this purchase.” —Target reviewer

Price: $119.97 (available in 18 colors)

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A cute teardrop chair that’ll provide a comfortable space for you to enjoy in your backyard, so you can spend hours reading or bird watching.


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Promising review: “This chair is amazing. So cozy and cute! I, like another reviewer, ditched the little head pillow and just used the big main one for the body of the chair and it’s perfect! Worth it!” –FashionQueen

Price: $341.16

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A lovely towel valet — if you have a pool, that is. You can turn your backyard into a resort with this practical find. Made of UV-resistant fabric, steel, and wicker construction, this towel storage also has wheels for movability so you can always feel free to move it wherever.


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Promising review: “We love this! It makes for a lot of laundry but it’s so convenient to have. It is sturdier and nicer than I thought it would be. A little cumbersome to put together but well worth it.” —Mcwhorter

Price: $369.99

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An inflatable cooler to hold all of the drink treasures. On super hot days, you could say this is worth its weight in gold.


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It’ll hold 48 drinks, plus ice.

Price: $29.49

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A self-watering tomato planter, because you’re that lazy but still want fresh tomatoes. This trellis frame with pot will basically grow your tomatoes for you. The structure will support the weight of vines as they grow. You just have to fill the reservoir to deliver water and nutrients to your plant from below.


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Seeds are not included.

Promising review: “Absolutely awesome purchase. Wish I had bought a couple more of these rather than the other models I tried from other suppliers. Very good value for the money : sturdy and good size, easy to put together.” —MumZ

Price: $22.39 (originally $31.99)

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A cornhole game for hours and hours of fun. Even if there are just two of you at home, this’ll be a heck of lot more entertaining than spending all day inside.


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This cornhole set comes with two wooden boards measuring two by three feet and eight dual-sided bean bags.

Promising review: “The boards are made of solid wood and the bags are heavy. Great quality set for the price!” –Target reviewer

Price: $71.99 (originally $79.99)

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A water mister to cool people (and plants!) off on hot summer days. Don’t be intimidated by the photo with all of the little pieces that yell, “complicated!” Judging by the 4.5 star rating, people are happy they got this. This kit comes with everything you need but the water.


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If you’re not handy enough to DIY this, use TaskRabbit.

Price: $29.99

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A beautiful wind chime that’ll soothe you with its five heavy-walled tubes. This one even has an adjustable striker so you change up your tune.


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The structure is made of powder-coated aluminum in a durable anodized finish.

Price: $44.99 (originally $62.99)

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A water collector so you can catch and store rainwater for later use. This one comes with a brass spigot so you can connect it to your hose and use it to water plants, clean, and more. Conserve and reuse — it’s great for the earth!


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Promising review: “Great capacity, looks nice to boot!” —Chholy

Price: $214.99 (originally $269.99)

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A shaded day bed for epic outdoor lounging. This splurge-worthy furniture accent will upgrade your patio instantly. It’s modern, low to the ground and made of weather-resistant sun-proof fabric. The frame, on the other hand, is a sturdy aluminum.


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The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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