Tips From the Experts

We've gathered insights from industry professionals and seasoned enthusiasts to bring you the best tips, tricks, and advice to enhance your Backyarding® experience. Whether you're looking to create a cozy outdoor fire pit haven, master the art of starting a smokeless fire, or elevate your gardening skills, our experts have got you covered. Explore our collection and unlock the secrets to transforming your outdoor space into a haven of warmth, beauty, and relaxation.

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The Invisible Ingredient: Why Airflow Matters for a Magnificent Wood Burning Fire Pit Experience
Fires & Firewood

The Invisible Ingredient: Why Airflow Matters for a Magnificent Wood Burning Fire Pit Experience

Gather 'round the fire pit! Crackling flames, dancing embers, and the warmth of loved ones nearby. It's a picture of outdoor bliss. But what if your fire sputters, smokes like a chimney, and leaves...

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About Fire PitsReady to Buy an Outdoor Fire Pit? Here's What You Need to Know

Ready to Buy an Outdoor Fire Pit? Here's What You Need to Know

That crackling warmth, the dancing flames, the smell of wood smoke in the air – there's nothing quite like an outdoor fire pit for creating magical memories under the stars. But before you jump in ...

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BBQ & Cooking over Fire PitsTaming the Flare-Ups: How to Avoid Food Charred to Black on Your Fire Pit Cooking Grate

Taming the Flare-Ups: How to Avoid Food Charred to Black on Your Fire Pit Cooking Grate

Mastering the dance between direct and indirect heat is the key to keeping your food perfectly kissed by flame, not incinerated on the altar of barbecue. So, grab your tongs, crank up the tunes, an...

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Gather, Entertain, ConnectIgnite Laughter and Connection: 15 Fun Games to Play Around the Firepit

Ignite Laughter and Connection: 15 Fun Games to Play Around the Firepit

Crackling flames, starry skies, and good company – the perfect recipe for a memorable gathering around the firepit. But sometimes, conversations need a little nudge. Here's where firepit games come...

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About Fire PitsWhy You Need a Fire Grate in your Outdoor Wood Burning Fire Pit

Why You Need a Fire Grate in your Outdoor Wood Burning Fire Pit

While roasting marshmallows and swapping stories under the stars are undeniable joys of a crackling wood-burning fire pit, there's a hidden hero waiting to elevate your experience: the fire grate. ...

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Fires & FirewoodIgniting the Flames: Your Guide to Fire Starters

Igniting the Flames: Your Guide to Fire Starters

Before that mesmerizing dance of fire and warmth can begin, we face the crucial first act: ignition. The humble fire starter is your trusty companion on this journey. But with so many options, choo...

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About Fire PitsWhat Material Should Cover the Ground Surrounding Your Outdoor Stone Fire Pit?

What Material Should Cover the Ground Surrounding Your Outdoor Stone Fire Pit?

There's nothing quite like quality time spent around the glow of a fire pit. A crackling beacon of warmth, a gathering place for laughter and stories, and… a potential source of lawn-scorching dram...

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BBQ & Cooking over Fire PitsFiery Feasts: Adapting Recipes for the Family on your Fire Pit Cooking Grate

Fiery Feasts: Adapting Recipes for the Family on your Fire Pit Cooking Grate

Gather 'round the crackling fire, fellow fire pit enthusiasts! Forget the same old burgers and brats. Tonight, we're transforming your fire pit into a family-friendly culinary playground. Let's dit...

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About Fire PitsWhy the Legacy Fire Pit Insert is the Best Wood Burning Fire Pit

Why the Legacy Fire Pit Insert is the Best Wood Burning Fire Pit

Picture this: a crisp autumn night, you're nestled beside a crackling fire, marshmallows roasting perfectly, and laughter drifting into the starlit sky. Sounds idyllic, right? But before you grab t...

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About Fire PitsWhat to Look for When You Buy Fire Pits Online

What to Look for When You Buy Fire Pits Online

The allure of cozying up to a crackling fire pit in your backyard is undeniable. But choosing the perfect one to grace your backyard can feel like peering into a blind chimney, especially when look...

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