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2022 Backyard Bucket List

If your 2022 resolution is to spend more time enjoying and beautifying your outdoor space,
you’ve come to the right place! Here are 30 seasonal activities or projects to add to your 2022
backyard bucket list:


  • Re-stain your deck and/or fencing
  • Plant spring annuals and perennials
  • Power wash your patio stones/pathing
  • Upgrade outdoor furniture and textiles
  • Make a wind chime or suncatcher
  • Add a water feature to your garden, like a fountain or birdbath
  • Create a vertical garden with a lattice trellis and climbing plants
  • Make a rain barrel


  • Install a new firepit
  • Upgrade patio lighting
  • Build a pergola with flowy curtains
  • Plan an outdoor movie night
  • Have a water balloon fight
  • Grow a backyard vegetable garden
  • Invest in a new barbeque
  • Plant mosquito-repellant greenery, such as lavender or basil
  • Power wash your outdoor belongings
  • Paint your backyard shed


  • Decorate with seasonal hanging baskets
  • Enjoy fall-themed hot drinks by the fire pit
  • Tidy up your gardens
  • Plant bulbs for spring
  • Decorate steps with pumpkins and lanterns
  • Make your own Halloween decorations


  • Build a backyard ice rink
  • Set up birdfeeders
  • Decorate your outdoor space with cedar, pine, or birch planters
  • Add a heat lamp to your seating area
  • Decorate with string lights
  • Regularly shovel and salt your deck or walkways

October 13-15, 2023

Pearkes Community Rec Centre,
3100 Tillicum Rd

The ultimate one-stop-shop for your home; Connect with experts in home improvements, renovations, décor, design, and so much more!

Friday October 13: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday October 14: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Sunday October 15: 10:00am – 4:00pm