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When the winter snows melt away, the warmth of spring draws northeast Ohioans outdoors. Imagine taking a pitcher of lemonade onto an inviting back patio to share with friends. Hear the laughter of family gathered around a fire pit with blankets and hot cocoa in the fall. The luxury of moving living spaces outdoors is not reserved for residents of warmer states. In Ohio, three seasons and the January thaw offer opportunity to entertain in the fresh air. Check out the following ideas for transforming your backyard into an outdoor living space. Consider Your Lifestyle Answering questions about your lifestyle, passions and entertainment style habits designs a backyard space you will use again and again. Does nurturing plants relax you or do you prefer no maintenance landscapes? Do you want to wander paths amid your gardens? Or, does open space say tranquility? Are intimate parties for two to six people your style? Or, do you host neighborhood gatherings? Choose a Focal Point While indoor