Your backyard should be a place where you can relax, soak up the sun, let the children play, or even entertain some guests. Of course, to make your backyard such a desirable space you’ll probably have to make a few changes. This can seem challenging and expensive. But, the good news is that it doesn’t need to be.
It’s possible to do the backyard yourself, on a budget, and still, have it looking fabulous.
Make A Driveway
If you don’t already have a clearly defined driveway then you should make one. The good news is that is surprisingly easy to do. You’ll need to invest in some edgers and install them along the sides of where you would like the driveway to be. You can then remove any grass from the driveway area with a spade and line it with a weed control fabric. This will stop weeds from growing upward through the gravel top.
Once you’ve prepared that simply collect as much gravel as you need to create a driveway 2-4 inches deep.
Paint The House
The next step is to give your house a coat of paint. This takes a little time but is easy to do and will transform the look of the house while framing the backyard better.
Alongside this, you should consider adding Plantation shutters to the windows and even the doors. They improve the insulation in your home and, again, help to frame your yard.
Add An Entertaining Area
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