How To Create A Beautiful Back Yard

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Do you want a back yard that looks like it could be featured in a home magazine? Maybe you've recently moved into a newly built home that doesn't have an established yard as part of the design. Or it may be that you just want to beautify the yard in the home you've lived in for a longer period of time. Either way, from statuary to pool maintenance, here are some ideas that may help you to design something unique and beautiful.

Make A Plan - Think about going to the library to check out books on home and garden decor. Also, check out the magazine rack at a store to see what they have to offer. The next thing on your list is to get an accordion folder in which to organize pictures and written ideas.

  • Divide the folder into sections. For example, one section might hold pictures of things like water fountains, wishing wells, and garden statuary. Another section of the accordion folder may hold a list of flowers and bushes that grow well in your area of the United States.
  • Draw a grid of your back yard so that you can carry your design out on paper. For example, cut out construction paper shapes that represent things like rose buses, climbing vines and shade trees. Putting them on paper will help you to notice things like too many plants in one area or a lack of trees in another area.
  • Do you have a swimming pool already? Are you considering getting one? Think about ways that the pool could be enhanced and put your ideas in one of the sections of your accordion folder. For example, if you think that a wrought iron patio table and chairs would make the pool area prettier, cut out pictures of different furniture styles and save it for shopping when you're ready.

Doing The Actual Work - Once you have decided exactly what you want to do to beautify your back yard, make a work plan.

  • Divide your yard into sections. For instance, have a vegetable garden in one area of your back yard and in another area, create a grassy area that includes a table and chairs for times when you want to eat outside. 
  • Make a maintenance plan. For example, if you have a pool or if you are having one installed, find services like Ace Swimming Pools that will maintain your pool per a designated schedule. The same pool maintenance service will get it ready to close down for wintertime and then will get it ready for swimming when warm weather arrives. The workers will have the training and the experience to know which chemicals to use to maintain the water of your pool clean.
  • Involve your family in maintaining the back yard, too. Think about using Saturday morning to rid the yard of things like balls and other toys.

Don't forget to buy attractive storage units where you can keep gardening tools and other things you'll need to maintain your beautiful back yard. 

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