What Is "Walden Backyarding"?

The most important part of Walden Backyarding is the concept of bringing our loved ones together around the fire. It creates a closeness and ambiance that can't be matched to anything else in this world.
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Top Qualities in A Good Fire Poker

If you're going to invest in a fire poker make sure it's the best one available, not only for safety reasons but to ensure you have a thriving fire every time. Walden Backyards' exclusive fire poker - the Stoker Poker.
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Campfire Recipes for Dinner

Now you have two delicious recipes to cook over the firepit this chilly fall season with friends and family. Consider taking look at Walden Backyard's firepit collection and firepit accessories for your next outdoor mealtime!
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When (and When Not) to Use a Fire Pit Ember Catcher

Our latest fireside tool, the Universal Ember Catcher, helps you to have ultimate control over your bonfire. When to use your ember catcher affects the the type of fire that will result. Read on to learn how to most effectively control your fire.
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Fire Pit Cooking Recipe: Cajun Grilled Ribeye

Many agree that the king of grilled meats is the mighty steak. With so many different seasoning (or just salt and pepper with a great cut), there are a variety of reasons that a good steak is a go-to classic for grilling. You can't beat the warmth of the fire and the outdoor cooking experience during the fall season.

Check out this killer recipe our friend Cubbie Hawk in Iowa shared with us, which he cooked over his very own Legacy Series Complete Fire Pit Insert.

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How to Install A Firepit Insert Kit

Now that you have installed your firepit, it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Sit back, relax, and call some loved ones over or spend a quiet night by the fire. As you can see, installing your firepit doesn’t have to be complicated. 

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Safe Places for Your Outdoor Firepit

Even though there are a number of practical areas around your home to place a firepit, the safest spots are listed below. Since everyone’s property is different, there is no on-size-fits-all answer.
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What is the Best Size for Firewood?

When the cool winter air begins to arrive, and you start to feel the brisk chill in the morning, it may be time to stock up on wood for the season. Whether you are living in a cabin in the woods year-round or if you simply like to keep a stock of wood for the wintertime, you might be wondering what size you should split your firewood and when to use it.
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Efficient Firewood Pile Strategies for Firepits

Yes, the type of firepit does matter when determining how efficiently your fire burns. For instance, modern-day firepits are constructed with quality and design in mind. Using them with well-dried wood will give you comfortable heat without smoke and fire flares. It will also cut down the rate of wood consumption.

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Top 5 Types of Wood to Burn in Your Firepit

Campfires are great for two things: cooking and keeping warm. When you’re planning some nights outside with your firepit, you want to use the best possible wood. With so many different types out there, it can be hard to determine which will provide the best experience. These 5 wood types are the absolute best for your campfires.
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