Great Gifts for the Dad Who’d Rather Be in the Yard

Whether the dad in your life spends his backyard time, cooking, doing yard work, or building things, there's something for him on this list.

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The backyard is a place to send the kids off to play so that you can get some peace and quiet, of course, but it’s so much more than that. For certain parents, the backyard is an outdoor oasis, the ultimate kitchen, a game room like no others, and a museum of greenery put on display for all. We’re talking about the dads who obsess over the health of their grass, bring their home improvement projects outside for the extra elbow room, take on increasingly ambitious al fresco cooking projects, and debate the virtues of different kinds of mulch with their dad friends.

This gift guide is for that dad or, rather, for the people who want to get that dad a great gift. It includes all the best stuff for working and relaxing in the backyard, stuff that any “yard-core” dad would love to receive for Father’s Day.


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