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Summer’s all about spending time outside, and even if you’ve already planted your garden and refreshed your patio furniture, there’s more you can do to make your outdoor space summer-ready — like snagging a Abba Patio’s hammock swing for your backyard.
This is no ordinary hammock swing. It has so much going for it, it’s difficult to know where to start. First of all, it has its own mosquito net. No more bites, no more swatting away those tiny pests.
Another big plus is that this hammock is freestanding. So if you don’t happen to have two sturdy trees eight feet apart, no problem. You can place your hammock anywhere you like, as long as you have a space that’s at least 7.6 feet by 4.6 feet by 6.7 feet.
The hammock comes with a strong frame that holds up to 300 pounds, meaning it’s made for sharing. It’s also made of weather-resistant materials, so you can leave it up all year. Add some outdoor holiday lights and you have a cute space you’ll never want to leave.
This hammock is on Amazon for $269 right now, down from $299.99.
If you need any further persuasion that you must have one of these in your life, check out the reviews. It has an average star rating of 4.3 out of 5, with the majority of reviewers praising it for its sturdiness and durability. Most people found it easy to put together, as all the parts are numbered and no tools are required.
Happy customers all have plenty of tips, such as using small concrete tiles to support it off the ground, and hanging a lantern off the top bar for nighttime use.
They also point out that the screen doesn’t go underneath the frame, so some bugs do get in. But as anyone who spends time outdoors knows, they’ll get anywhere.
If you already own a hammock but would still like to protect yourself from insects, you could add mosquito netting for a bit less money. Amazon has a few, including this $38 net from Wise Owl Outfitters. You can also find more portable camping hammocks that come with their own mosquito protection, like this $26 offering from Covacure.
Here’s to more time outdoors this summer!