The Top 4 Reasons You May Want to Install a New Fire Pit

The Top 4 Reasons You May Want to Install a New Fire Pit

A fire pit offers an oasis of warmth during frosty nights.

Cold weather is undoubtedly on the horizon, and it’s not too late to prepare for it. One way many choose to deal with the cold is to install a fire pit in their yard, which offers an oasis of warmth during otherwise frosty nights. If you find yourself resentful of the changing leaves and heavier winds every year, which limits your ability to spend time outside, a fire pit may be right for you. Beyond that, we have four reasons you should consider installing a brand new fire pit.

1. Outdoor Cooking

First and foremost: food! Outdoor cooking is truly enjoyable, and more importantly, a delicious experience. Of course, there are the basics that everyone is aware of, such as roasting hot dogs and marshmallows. Don’t think of these as the only ways to use your fire pit, though. A grill cover can convert a fire pit into a grill so you can grill up meals for the whole family.

2. Space to Relax

Few experiences are quite as relaxing as sitting around the fire during brisk nights and enjoying a glass of wine while taking in the lovely smell of wood burning. Whether it’s on your patio, in your yard, or on a deck, you’re going to find that a fire pit creates the perfect atmosphere for relaxing after a long day.

3. Learn Fire Safety

If you have children, having any fire feature offers an excellent opportunity for family bonding and education. Teaching family members how to safely handle, or even just be in the vicinity of, fire can be a big deal. Basic fire skills, like how to start, grow, or extinguish fires, are all useful skills in emergencies, and a fire pit allows you to teach those skills from early on.

4. Draw the Eye

Lastly, whenever designing an outdoor space, you want to think about the aesthetics of that area too. One principle of design is creating focal points; these are features that draw the eye and catch anyone’s attention. Your fire pit will be the centerpiece of your yard and tie everything together with elaborate stonework designs.


At Honeysuckle Nursery and Design, you will get construction and maintenance crews on site who have a minimum of 10 years of experience in all types of landscaping and hardscaping. Our designers will work closely with you to understand how you want to use your space so that we can make the most of your entire site. We are committed to providing complete customer satisfaction and will work with you along every step of the way to be sure that you are happy with your new trees. Please be sure to visit our gallery page for unique, creative designs and inspiration! 

Whether you live in Anne Arundel or Howard Counties, we can help you experience your dream space in Annapolis, Davidsonville, Millersville, Ellicott City, Clarksville, Columbia, and surrounding areas. We specialize in Landscape Design & Maintenance, Swimming Pools, Hardscape, and Natural Stone, Water Features, Outdoor Living Spaces and more! Dream, Create, Experience with Honeysuckle Nursery & Design by calling 410-849-5119 or email us to schedule your free no-obligation estimate today. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Houzz, and YouTube!

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