Having ample outdoor space is a blessing for every home owner. Even if you have a piece of land, as outdoor space, a lot can be done with it out of sheer creativity. Being a home owner myself, I understand that most of you spend the big budgets in decorating the interiors. What lacks your attention is the outdoor space, i.e. the back yard of your house. Innovative back yard ideas are flooding the landscaping market.
Being blessed with great outdoor space means you have the ample opportunity to bring out your creativity and make it feel like a home,
Well! Even an extension of the indoors
One thing that all home owners will agree with me is, outdoor spaces are refreshing. Walking on the stone paved path silently creeping through the turf and making you a way to home,
Or, just relaxing in the cool breeze with a glass of wine at your back yard porch, are all an experience in itself. Who says paradise is lost?
It is right in your home!!!!!
If you think of the practical side of implementing front and back yard landscaping ideas- it is beneficial for resale value. The back yard landscaping ideas includes more than growing just plain grass, its rejuvenating the space for the weekend.
If front yard needs to be welcoming, consider the back yard for entertaining yourself and for the guests.
Intriguing! Isn’t it??
Now, enough of talking, let’s get down to some serious business and know some backyard landscaping ideas, to make your outdoors awesome!!
Fire It Up
I did not mean literally!!!
On a serious note, if you want to think your back yard to be an extension of the indoors, then, why not add a fire pit. Fire pit is a great place to gather around and have long chats or just get cozy with your favorite book. What say?
Fire pits are available in a range of styles and design; you can suit yourself with simple metal styles to elaborate custom styles. Decide which suits you best and in no time you will be roasting marshmallows or toasting s’mores sitting around the fire pit.
Plants For Privacy
Want to keep the outdoors a private affair, try out this backyard landscaping idea.
Neighbors are way too close? No worries, you can actually put up a fence without installing a fence. Get the plants to do the job. The small trees, tall shrubs and even a bit larger plants can keep your backyard a private affair by obscuring the view from neighboring property.
Looking for options that grow quickly? Why not try the cypress trees, boxwood shrubs and bamboo. They all grow quickly giving you a great back yard with no stare or glare.
Tired of eating in? Why not eat out?
By eating out I mean literally eating out. Make the most of your back yard by adding a dining area, (of course if you have enough space). Having luncheon or dining in the open air with cool summer breeze is just the idea of a romantic date.
From a simple dining table to an elaborate outdoor dining set-up, the pick is yours. A simple backyard idea also suggests, creating a patio of large stones like concrete or slab with some additions like chairs, table and colorful decorations.
Voila! Your cozy dining place is ready. A grill place nearby, your BBQs and Sunday brunch is right at your home.
Add water to your backyard landscaping ideas.
Water or water features are a great way to add serenity and calmness to the outdoors. For back yard landscaping ideas, the water features are fairly simple to install. You can have DIY project or buy the read-made kits.
This back yard landscaping idea is also great if you face drainage problems during wet season. All you need to do is add few small shrubs and gold fish, for your very own personal oasis.
Landscaped back yards are great visual displays and these ideas can cover up any possible eyesores like an old buildings or utility meters. Homeowners, now can create their own paradise right in their abode called home.
Painter and a Cynophilist, Ipshita Maulik swears by yoga and started writing when she least expected it. From Kolkata, she is currently working as a Content Writer in a Digital Marketing Company. Here are few things she loves- eating at new places, hanging out with her friends and everything that are cruelty free.