Making backyard updates for winter use extends the living space of your home, adds value to your property, and gives you more options to enjoy gathering with friends and family.

Imagine gathering around an outdoor fireplace or fire pit to share stories and enjoy companionship and community with others. Think about how great it would be to double your kitchen capacity with the ability to cook outdoors — comfortably — year-round. What if you could relax and enjoy the beauty and peace of being outside — with others or alone — through each of the changing seasons of the year?

These are the kinds of life experiences you can have when you update your backyard for winter use.

Backyard Updates for Winter Use: Fire Pits and Outdoor Fireplaces

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Fire pits and outdoor fireplaces are both structures that provide a visual focal point while giving off warmth and light. A popular amenity, they also allow homeowners to use their backyards year-round.

Since the beginning of time, man has sat around fires and swapped stories. The hypnotizing dance of the flames and the shared closeness sparks conversation and camaraderie. Gathering around a fire puts people at ease and is a deep-seated enjoyment that we all share.

Mike’s Evergreen can create a unique fire pit or outdoor fireplace designed to enhance your lifestyle. Each project is truly a work of art and may exist as a single stand-alone feature or as part of a complete outdoor living space to add to your entertaining

Backyard Updates for Winter Use: Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor Kitchen FAQ


Outdoor kitchens have become popular with those who enjoy spending time outside. This type of outdoor living space allows you to have a beautiful and functional area to entertain and enjoy with family and friends. These outdoor living areas can range from small covered patios to protect a grill and table to full-scale outdoor kitchens complete with a grill, bar and entertainment system.

Outdoor kitchens take your entertaining to the next level and provide an the ideal outdoor setting for you and your guests. An outdoor kitchen, bar, or grill area also can provide a great place for you to spend your leisure time.

It becomes an additional living space and a true extension to your home.

Mike’s Evergreen can design and build a custom outdoor kitchen that is perfect for you and your lifestyle.


Backyard Updates for Winter Use: Patio Covers

Another update that allows you to enjoy your backyard during winter is a patio cover. A patio cover will allow you to BBQ during the winter and just enjoy your backyard without getting rained on.

Patio covers can be attached to your home or freestanding, depending on your preference and the layout of your home.


You may find our Landscaper FAQs helpful as well.


Mike’s Evergreen is the right choice to help you make any of these backyard updates for winter use because we are the Valley’s premier outdoor living experts. We work hard to understand your goals and provide quality results that will exceed your expectations. We understand that one of your biggest and most important investments is your home or business. Your objectives, lifestyle, personality, as well as the specific needs of your property are carefully considered to reflect a landscape that will provide beauty, function, and value to your home or property. Mike’s Evergreen offers a complete range of landscape services so we can make your backyard updates for winter use work with the rest of your yard.


Choose Mike’s Evergreen to make your backyard updates for winter use!