Spruce up Your Space
1. Nature’s Nest
Liven up your yard by providing a home for feathered friends.
(Wood birdhouse, $59) Encinal Nursery, 2057 Encinal Ave., (510) 522-8616.
2. Reflect Beauty
Add style and charm with a decorative garden mirror.
(Mirror, $79.99) Thomsen’s Nursery, 1113 Lincoln Ave., (510) 522-3265.
3. Light up the Night
Enhance outdoor settings well into the night with the soft glow of candlelight.
(Standing lantern, $53.50) Urban Forest, 1201 Park St., (510) 521-2385.
4. Outdoor Fireplace
Enjoy cool evenings outdoors, warmed by the fire in this earthy clay chiminea.
(Chiminea, $265) Thomsen’s Nursery, 1113 Lincoln Ave., (510) 522-3265.
5. Eating Out
Wine and dine at your own pace on this space-efficient teak patio set.
(Three-piece teak bistro set, $599.95) Pagano’s Hardware, 1100 Lincoln Ave.,
6. Privacy, Please
Create an intimate space by adding a wall of plants and an artsy trellis.
(Circular Trellis, $185) Thomsen’s Nursery, 1113 Lincoln Ave., (510) 522-3265.
—By Nicole Wintermyer, Photography by Al Wright