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11 Ways to Transform Your Backyard Landscape (Illustration)

Looking to spruce up your landscape? Personally, I am always on a never ending quest to improve my backyard and gardens. This infographic does a tremendous job of giving some great ideas that you can use to spruce up and innovate your backyard. Also check out these yard clean up tips

What are some ways I can improve my yard?

This infographic suggests working on your backyard lighting, getting a pool, adding timber frame structures, improving your decking, adding a fence, planting new plants in the garden, and improving your pool's surroundings.

How can I improve my deck and fence?

Some great ways to improve your deck and fence are to power wash them and clean them thoroughly. Once they are clean you can put on a nice stain, or a few coats of paint. Be mindful to prepare the surface of the fence properly in order to get the best results. 

What can I do to spruce up my pool?

There are a number of things you can do to improve your pool area. You can power wash the deck, and furniture. Or you can upgrade your furniture set up. Maybe some good Adirondack chairs or a good chaise lounge. You can also improve the surrounding gardens by deadheading and planting new flowers and shrubs. 

Can I set up outdoor lighting myself?

Yes, outdoor lighting is fairly straightforward unless you are trying to hardwire the lights to your home. Otherwise, solar lights and string lights can be very easy to install yourself. 

The infographic offers 11 transformative ideas for your backyard, including enhancing lighting, installing a pool, adding timber frame structures, decking improvements, and new fencing. It also suggests garden planting, pool area upgrades with power washing, new furniture, and gardening. DIY outdoor lighting with solar or string lights is feasible.

At the end of the day there is a lot you can do to spice up your yard. This infographic by Enchanted Landscapes does a great job of laying it all out. Be sure to check out our lawn care blog for more great tips on how you can spruce up your lawn.

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