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Spring temperatures are heating up, and with Memorial Day right around the corner, getting your porch or patio ready for outdoor entertaining is top of mind. From adding functional seating areas to creating a low-maintenance, porch-front garden, there are plenty of easy upgrades you can make to maximize your outdoor space.
If shelling out thousands of dollars on outdoor items isn’t in the budget this year, you’ll be happy to hear that Walmart has a huge selection of wallet-friendly finds for you. From outdoor sectionals made for lounging to fire pits fit for the whole family, Walmart has plenty of options to pretty up your space this spring.
To save you from hours of scrolling Pinterest for your outdoor oasis inspo, we’ve rounded up the best outdoor finds from the brand, along with a few tips for curating your space. Plus, all of our selects are highly rated by real Walmart customers, so you can skip the endless searching and get straight to enjoying!
Create a Livable Space With Outdoor Furniture
Nothing transforms your porch or patio into a true extension of your house like the right outdoor furniture. Depending on the space you’re working with, an outdoor conversation set, dining table or sectional may be just what you need to set the scene for leisurely days of lounging.
Better Homes & Gardens Willow Sage 3-Piece Bistro Set with Wicker Table
An elegant and comfortable three-piece set will take your morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine to the next level. We love this all-weather wicker set by Better Homes & Gardens for its classic coastal style. Add a small outdoor rug and a potted plant or lantern, and you’ve got yourself a cozy set-up.
Price: $297 (Orig. $344)
Customer Review: “The wicker patio set arrived on time in perfect condition. It was easy to assemble. The chairs are very comfortable. The set is light so it’s easy to move. We feel it was a real bargain for the quality. Great purchase!” — Linda
Mainstays Albany Lane 6 Piece Outdoor Patio Dining Set
If you want to enjoy the full al-fresco dining experience, an outdoor dining set is the way to go. This six-piece set by Mainstays is sized to fit even the smallest porches or patios. Plus, reviewers love how the set easily comes together in just minutes.
Price: $127 (Orig. $149.98)
Customer Review: “This is a sturdy set. It weathers our Alabama sun and rain just fine. I love it so much I bought a second set!” — ltherapy
Better Homes & Gardens Davenport Sofa Lounger with Two Acacia Wood Table with Cushions
If you’ve got a little more room to work with, consider a sectional for your outdoor space. The Davenport set by Better Homes & Gardens features a versatile right or left-facing chaise design and two side tables so you can easily section off a comfortable seating area.
Price: $597 (Orig. $727)
Customer Review: “This is a really cute set! It easily refreshed my patio space. I love how the lounger is either right or left side optional.” — Tina321
Bring Greenery Front and Center
Adding greenery to your porch or patio is a great way to brighten up your space by quite literally bring it to life! Even if you weren’t blessed with a green thumb, there are plenty of low-maintenance plants and herbs you can rely on like lavender and rosemary.
Better Homes & Gardens Cedar Raised Garden Bed
An elevated wood garden bed is ideal for nurturing plants and flowers without ever having to leave your porch! This cedar version by Better Homes & Gardens is perfect for beginners, and it even comes with a convenient lower shelf for storing all of your gardening tools.
Customer Review: “Exactly as described. Sturdy and versatile. My family will enjoy it on our deck. I can always find great things at Walmart for a great price!” — Lois
Arber Bio Protectant, Organic Plant Food Fertilizer
If you want your plants to flourish for seasons to come, having a good plant food fertilizer is key. This organic, three-in-one solution from Arber stimulates growth, increases yield, builds immunity and guards your outdoor gardens against pests and fungicidal diseases.
Customer Review: “This is a must have for all those gardening people out there and works really excellent. It’s all organic and natural so you don’t have to have that interfere of it killing your plants or anything I would really recommend you get this kind.” — Diana
Add Ambiance with Lighting
Adding lights to your porch or patio will not only maximize the hours you can spend outside, but it also adds dimension and ambiance to your space. From elegant waterfall light displays to classic cafe-style bulbs, string lights are a quick way to give your outdoor space a serious glow-up.
Better Homes & Gardens 240-Count 15-Strand LED Warm White Curtain Lights
These best-selling curtain lights by Better Homes & Gardens are perfect for creating a romantic, enchanting ambiance in your outdoor space. Hang them from your porch or balcony to let your guests bask under the fairy-tale glow.
Customer Review: “I love these lights. I like the soft glow they give off and how they really help create a romantic mood. They are very versatile. You can hang them outside or create a backdrop for an event. I have so many different ideas for these lights, I can’t wait to try them all.” — Roxanne
Better Homes & Gardens 20-Count Clear Glass Globe G40 Bulbs Outdoor String Lights
Cafe-style string lights are a great way to add a soft glow to your outdoor oasis, and they match with practically any decor style. This version is top-rated among purchasers for its durability — and each bulb comes with a clip on the back for easy setup.
Customer Review: “I ordered four strings of these to light up my patio, I love them! Each bulb has a little clip on the back which made it easy to attach to my awning strings and gutter. Fun fact — each box of lights comes with a 1 year subscription to better homes and gardens magazine (valued at $6) which you can either subscribe for free OR mail in for a $6 refund which makes these lights half the cost.” — ValerieG
Curate a Cozy Evening With Outdoor Heating
Now that you’ve got your lighting sorted out, taking your spring days into the evenings will require proper outdoor heating to keep everyone warm and toasty. A stylish outdoor fire serves as an instant gathering place for guests, and the right piece can really pull your whole space together.
Mainstays 28″ Square 50000 BTU Propane Fire Pit Table
This modern fire table by Mainstays will keep the whole family warm on those inevitable chilly spring nights. It comes equipped with an all-weather cover for protection and decorative lava rocks to fill the center. When the fire table is not in use, you can pop the protective lid on top and it doubles as a center table.
Price: $158 (Orig. $198)
Customer Review: “I have nothing but great things to say about this fire pit. I assembled it by myself in less than an hour, the instructions were easy to follow. It was not too heavy but felt sturdy. It was really simple to start up and use in no time! Great for a family gathering. Easy to assemble, easy to set up, easy to turn off.” — Worthingtonmom
Mainstays Owen Park 28 inch Round Wood Burning Fire Pit
If you prefer to enjoy the heat from a traditional wood-burning fire, this antique, bronze finish fire pit is a great option. Not only will it serve as the perfect center piece of your set-up, but it’s also built to last for years with durable, high-temperature steel and a protective PVC cover. Did someone say s’mores?
Price: $49 (Orig. $57)
Customer Review: “Sitting in front of the fire as I type this review! Great that it comes with the poker to turn the logs and the cover for the top. A nice versatile size and simple. Having such a lovely time outside in the backyard, the warmth and the smokey scent is something I feel is universally loved.” — Courtney
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