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4 Fun Summertime Uses for Firewood

4 Fun Summertime Uses for Firewood

Try some of these fun summertime activities with high-quality firewood from Lehnhoff’s Supply!

Nothing says “summer” quite like roasting marshmallows over a roaring campfire. Summer has officially started, and Marylanders are already experiencing their share of unpredictable weather. Fierce thunderstorms, sweltering heat, and brisk nighttime temperatures can all be a part of any given day. You never know when the time will be right for a cozy campfire, so it’s a good idea to keep firewood on hand throughout the summer. Try some of these fun summertime activities with high-quality firewood from Lehnhoff’s Supply!

Start a Campfire

One of the best ways to use firewood this summer is to light a campfire. The smoky aroma, gentle crackling noises, and warm glow can add ambience to any evening, and creating and maintaining a campfire is an excellent activity for firewood beginners. Whether you’re camping or just spending some time in your backyard, a campfire can provide light, warmth, and a heat source for making perfectly toasted s’mores. You don’t need a special occasion to light a campfire — if the mood strikes you and it’s safe, go for it!

Use Firewood to Make Dinner

Cooking above a wooden fire is an excellent way to add delicious smoky flavors to your meal. There are many ways you are able to cook with firewood, and the art of cooking while keeping a fire going is something that can be quite fun to master. Beginners should start with things like s’mores, hot dogs, and other easy-to-make classics. Utilize firewood in pizza ovens, grills, smokers, fire pits, and chimineas. Some recipes even call for burying things like baked beans, roasts, or bread beneath hot coals!

Socialize Outdoors Around a Fire Pit, Fireplace, or Chiminea

For many homeowners, fire features are a “must-have” for outdoor living spaces. Whether you’re having a big outdoor gathering or an intimate backyard meal, a roaring fire makes an excellent focal point for social events. Fire pits provide warmth, light, visual interest, and a gathering place for your visitors. Chimineas and outdoor fireplaces offer similar benefits, but with the added perk of better fire and smoke containment.

Stay Warm Inside on Those Not-So-Warm Summer Nights

Firewood isn’t just for use outdoors. Some Marylanders use firewood to fuel wood-burning stoves or fireplaces in their homes, providing much-needed warmth on chilly summer nights. Using high-quality firewood is important, but it is particularly crucial for indoor applications. Well-seasoned firewood burns more completely and cleanly than green wood, producing less sooty buildup in the process.

Questions? Lehnhoff’s Supply is Here to Help

If you still have more questions about how to best prepare your landscape or garden for summer, the trained professionals at Lehnhoff’s Supply are here to help you.

Find us at 2708 Belair Road, Fallston, MD 21047 and give us a call at 410-510-7646. For tips, tricks, and to see what we have been up to, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!


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