It’s that time of year again. In fact, it happens like clockwork. When the first snow falls, the backyard blues kick-in for those who can no longer enjoy their patios, decks, and outdoor plays spaces. Relax, gentle reader. We’ve got you covered! Check out this photo gallery of projects that earned Awards of Excellence from the National Association of Landscape Professionals to help tide you over until you can get back outside. Better yet, get inspired for your next patio makeover.