What You Need To Create a Backyard Oasis – Today’s hottest trend is creating a welcoming space in your backyard. While extravagant backyard oasis sometimes include features like swimming pools with cascading waterfalls or full kitchens complete with refrigerators, you can renovate your backyard without breaking the bank. From adding a patio to tree cutting, here are a few tips for an inexpensive update to your backyard.
Build a patio. A patio can be as extravagant or as modest as necessary to fit your budget. The important thing is to create a pad where you can set up furniture or a space just for relaxing or enjoying your backyard. With some creative use of concrete stamping and the right patio furniture, a well-designed and placed patio can become an extension of your dining room or a restful place to enjoy nature with your morning cup of coffee.
Flower bed installation. You don’t have to be a landscaping expert to create bright patches in a drab backyard. Window boxes or a well-placed flower bed easily liven up a backyard. Even if you find keeping flowers alive challenging, you can always line a flower bed or strategically placed patch of lawn with paving stones and fill the area with mulch. Place a gazing ball or a bird bath on the mulch to add a spark of whimsy to your backyard.
Tree removal. A patchy, thin, and barren lawn isn’t all that inviting, but one key to creating an inviting space outdoors is a plush lawn, and that requires sunlight. If you’ve allowed the trees in your backyard to grow so full the leaves block sunlight from reaching your lawn, you likely have a patchy lawn. Fortunately, the first steps to remedying the problem may be as simple as trimming or tree cutting. Whether you need to take down an entire tree or simply thin the branches so sunlight reaches your lawn, allowing sun to reach your grass will help your lawn grow thicker and fuller.