14 Random-but-Useful Backyard Items That Are on Sale During Prime Day

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June has come and gone, and somehow your backyard has gone from ‘oasis’ to ‘remind me to fix in the a.m.’ Think: deflated pool floats, string lights on the fritz and rusted umbrellas from 1998. But lucky for you, Amazon Prime Day kicks off today, July 12, and lasts through July 13—and there are thousands of deals to help you get the yard of your dreams. Need a new bug zapper? No problem. In search of patio cushions that can withstand the elements? We gotcha covered. So below, find 14 of the best random-but-useful backyard items that you’ll definitely want to snag while they’re on sale.

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1. Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repeller

Powered by a compact 12-hour fuel cartridge, this device emits a scent-free mosquito repellent that lasts up to four hours per cartridge, which change color when it’s time to replace. And with a 4.2-star rating based on more than 43,000 reviews, it makes sense why this guy would be first on our list.

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2. Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream And Sorbet Maker

Create tasty homemade treats in minutes with the press of a (very chic) button. This sleek, matte appliance allows you to make all of your frozen favorites—from yogurt and ice cream to sorbet—in under 20 minutes. Just add ingredients to the bowl, press ON and the machine does the rest. All that’s left to do it tote your creations to the back patio and enjoy.

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3. Jhunswen Giant Inflatable Floating Mat

Kids popped the pool float? No worries—this luxe inflatable mat is made from tough, non-toxic and odorless PVC materials that are puncture- and scratch-resistant. What’s more, the mat takes no more than three minutes to inflate and deflate.

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4. Gardena Automatic Robotic Lawn Mower

Think: an iRobot, but for the backyard. This self-mowing robot allows you to cut the grass—hands-free—through the Gardena Bluetooth app. Plus, it’s designed to prevent tracks on your lawn with patented guiding technology that redirects the mower in a different path when returning to its base station.

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5. Pvo Portable Outdoor Movie Projector

Planning an outdoor movie night? This mini projector comes fully equipped with multiple ports—including HDMI, USB, audio and other interfaces—and can be easily connected to TV boxes, laptops, desktop computers, digital cameras and most HDMI-enabled devices. And don’t let its compact size fool you—it can project a maximum of 170 inches (and it’s still small enough to fit in your beach bag).

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6. Arden Selections Rounded Back Seat Cushion

Chic, simple and affordable, this weather- and UV-resistant seat cushion gives your outdoor chairs an elegant boost (polyurethane foam included).

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7. Coleman 4-person Inflatable Outdoor Hot Tub Spa

This inflatable hot tub comfortably seats four people, can reach up to 104 degrees and heats up quickly with 60 surrounding air jets. It also features a cushioned floor (with a convenient drain valve) and comes with a pool liner, pool cover, spa pump, chemical floater, air pad protector, repair patch, an AirJet system and two filter cartridges. Oh, and did we mention it’s 50 percent off? Sign. Us. Up.

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8. Keter Side Table With Beer And Wine Cooler

Perfect for your next family BBQ, this rattan-style side table features an elevated lid that leads to a 7.5-gallon storage capacity (that can handle up to 40 twelve-ounce cans with ice). It’ll keep beverages cool for up to 12 hours, and its weather- and UV-resistant construction makes it just as durable as it is boho-chic.

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9. Crystal Globe Solar String Lights

Because what’s a backyard without some string lights? This solar-powered set adds a romantic touch to any space—from pergolas to lamp posts.

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10. Roccbox Gozney Portable Outdoor Pizza Oven

This pizza oven scored over 600 5-star reviews on Amazon and has an unprecedented ability to cook anything, hot and fast. And lucky for you, it’s now 20 percent off.

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11. Vanavazon Self Watering Planter Pots

If you’re looking to get something for the green thumb in your life, these 6-inch, self-watering planters store water and feed plants for a week or more. Plus, the modern plastic base is formaldehyde-free, non-poisonous and heat-and-cold resistant, so you won’t have to worry about endangering your delicate florals.

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12. Meweblue Bbq Grill Caddy

Designed with organization in mind, this BBQ caddy can store a wide range of tools, seasonings, grills and griddles with a side shelf that can be installed with included screws.

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13. Picnic Backpack Bag

Need something to help bring the indoors out? This insulated picnic backpack features a slew of storage compartments for everything from wine glasses to plates. It also comes with four sets of stainless steel flatware, melamine plates, wine glasses and a cheese knife, wine opener, salt/pepper shaker and bamboo cutting board—all of which are dishwasher-safe.

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14. Silonn Ice Maker

This ice maker only takes six minutes to create bullet-shaped ice cubes. Perfect for Aperol spritzes and poolside lounging.

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