Your backyard is your own personal oasis. Or, at least, it can be with the right innovation, creativity, and a pinch of hard work. You can transform your backyard on almost any budget, too, just by spreading out projects and using financing options. If you don’t know where to begin, consider transforming your outdoor space with any of these six great ideas:
1. With a Kitchen Garden
Kitchen gardens are an old way of referring to spaces where you grow fruit and vegetables. They can be the main focus of your backyard or simply a small section. The reason why you will want to invest in a kitchen garden is simple. Not only do they offer something beautiful to look at during the summer, but they are also an excellent hobby and will allow you to eat the freshest, most organic produce you’ve ever tasted.
2. With a Vertical Garden
Don’t just cover the ground. Think up when designing your space. You can combine your vertical garden with a kitchen garden and grow herbs along your fence. Or you could simply just use baskets and hanging plants or larger trees to draw up the eye.
3. With an Outdoor Eating Space
Give yourself every excuse to spend time outdoors, starting with a space to eat and enjoy meals outside. This sort of space needs to have comfortable seating and the ability to sit in the sun or shade depending on your mood so that you can get the most use out of your al fresco dining experience.
4. With a Garden Cabin
Outdoor cabins are the perfect additions to any garden, especially if it large or strangely shaped (for example, if it very long but not very wide). They act like a second home. They can be a great outdoor lounging area, a perfect guest house, the ultimate home office, or even a craft space. These stylish garden cabins are easy to install and easy to wire electricity to, meaning you can enjoy an additional living space in comfort year-round.
5. With a Hot Tub, Pool, or Pond
Water features are great ways to add life, color, and sound to your backyard. You can add statues, mirrors, lights, patio enclosures, pool covers and so much more to your outdoor space that will help pull it all together and make it a unique place to get away and escape, even in the middle of a city. Most can only choose one, and at max two, so decide carefully. It may be easier if you only have room for a hot tub instead of a pool or a small water fountain instead of a hot tub, but no matter what you end up with, you’ll elevate your outdoor space.
6. With Decor
Décor is not just something that you add to liven up your living space indoors. You can add statues, mirrors, lights, and so much more to your outdoor space that will help pull it all together and make it a unique place to get away and escape, even in the middle of a city. Be imaginative, experimental, and have fun. DIY projects, second-hand gems, or even store-bought treasures all work to help you decorate your outdoor space. The only thing you need to think about it how they will handle adverse weather, so stick to tempered metals, stones, and plastics for a great look that lasts and lasts.