Back Yard Summer Fun Starts With These Ideas

By April 26, 2021Collections
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Summer is coming! It may not feel quite like sunbathing weather yet, but that doesn’t mean it’s not right around the corner. And when it comes to planning an outdoor space that you can enjoy for a full season of fun in the sun, there’s no better time than right now.

If you want your new garden, pond, patio, pool, or play area to be ready in time for summer, you’ll need to start thinking about it sooner rather than later. Today we’ve gathered seven popular blogs from our collection to get you thinking about your summer dream space. See which ideas inspire you the most, and start imagining all the fun you could be having with the right back yard design.

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Summer Landscaping Ideas That Will Make You Love Staying Home

We’re living in strange times, indeed. With the threat of Covid still in our peripheral vision, a lot of people aren’t quite ready to start traveling again. That’s all the more reason to create a space right in your own yard that you can enjoy throughout the season – and all year!

Even if you’re braving the world and taking a real summer vacation, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy a nice staycation, too. And that’s something you can do on any day. Browse these ideas for creating a summer-loving space for the whole family to enjoy.

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Planning And Designing The Perfect Swimming Pool For Your Outdoor Space

Is this the year you finally take the plunge and install that pool you’ve always wanted? It can be a lot to think about – where’s the best location? What shape should it be? How can it be lit for evening fun? And what about that diving board?

But with a good plan, you’ll be ready to dive right in! Get ready for a season of relaxing, entertaining, playing and floating in your very own paradise. We’ve got a few things you should think about as you dream.

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5 Landscape Design Questions That Will Help Create Your Perfect Space5 Landscape Design Questions That Will Help Create Your Perfect Space

Planning a back yard overhaul can be a daunting project. It’s an investment that you will live with for years to come – so you want it to be worthwhile. How do you know where to start?

We’ve got you covered right here. Before you commit to a plan or an idea, and long before you plant a single flower, these are some key questions to ask yourself that will guide your decisions. If you think carefully about your answers, you’ll be much more likely to end up with a space that you and your whole family will enjoy now and in the years ahead.

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Low Maintenance Landscape Ideas For A Stress-Free SummerLow Maintenance Landscape Ideas For A Stress-Free Summer

Summer is a season for relaxing – or at least it should be. Remember those days from your childhood when you could look forward to a summer without homework, and you saw weeks of fun stretching out before you? It’s time to recapture that feeling of freedom!

Unfortunately, many homeowners become beholden to lawn care and upkeep, but that doesn’t have to be the case. There are so many gorgeously low-maintenance landscaping ideas to make your life a whole lot easier, and give you more time to spend doing what you enjoy. Try a few of these on for size, and start imagining what you’d be doing instead of outdoor chores.

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pool deck small yard5 Ways To Turn Your Back Yard Into A Relaxing Oasis

Speaking of relaxing… now that you’ve got your low-maintenance landscape, you’ll want to spend some time enjoying it. And we don’t just mean the view from your living room window. We want you to get outside and spend time in the sun and the breeze and the fresh air.

That means taking a moment to consider how you want to use your space and how to turn it into one that you’ll want to use every day. We’ve got plenty of ideas for doing just that – start here!

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gazebo at nightOutdoor Lighting Ideas To Create Your Own Personal Outdoor Paradise

If you want to make the most of your space, lighting is essential. You should be able to enjoy your time outdoors long after the sun sets, and with the right lighting that’s easy to do.

Outdoor lighting not only makes your space more usable, but it can create a mood, set a tone, and add a completely unique beauty that you can only appreciate after dark. These are just a few ways that you can use lighting to enhance your space so you can enjoy it 24 hours a day!

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Outdoor Inspiration: If You're Going To Dream, Dream BigGet Your Back Yard Ready To Entertain This Summer

If you love outdoor entertaining (or want to love it, if only you had the space to do it) then this is for you. Before you get to the fun part – designing your outdoor kitchen, choosing the patio blocks, planting the flowerbeds – you need to ask yourself a few questions so that your space will be ready for exactly how you want to use it.

Whether you’re in the mood for a Sunday garden brunch, or a romantic evening under the stars, these questions will get you started.

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Are you imagining all that your space could be this summer? If you’d like to talk about your new patio, pond, pool, garden, or other landscape feature, contact us for a consultation. We’re here to plan your dream space and then make it a reality.