With the summer quickly approaching, now is the time to start thinking about how you plan on updating your backyard. If you are in a position that you don’t want to spend a lot on the backyard but still want it to look nice, then you are in the right place. Below we have put together four different ways to update your backyard without spending a fortune.
Pressure Wash the Patio
If you have a patio in the backyard or garden, then you will know about the dirt and moss that grows on it throughout the winter. When winter comes to an end it looks like a shadow of its former self, so updating your backyard becoming a must-do!
To bring your garden back to its glory days, it can be as simple as giving the patio a professional pressure washing. By doing so, you break the barrier of dirt and return the patio to looking as good as new. If the patio takes up a large part of your backyard, you will really notice the difference!
Repaint Your Fence
Your fence will often take up a lot of space around your backyard. Since they are instantly seen and if the paint work has been worn down, they can definitely bring the overall feel of the garden down. Repainting your fence, whether in the same color or a new shade, is perfect when on a budget, and instantly changes the feel and dynamics.
Add Color With New Plants
If the backyard area is looking a little bland, then by planting some new plants you can add some color instantly. Color is a great way to give a specific type of ambience to your garden. The plants you choose can say a lot about you and add a certain style as well.
By using bold colors you can add an element of luxury and romance, whilst lighter color can make the garden look lighter, pretty and very welcoming. If you want to do this quickly, potted primroses are a great option and can be accessed in most garden centers. If you want any idea of what they look like, you can search examples on Instagram or Pinterest for inspiration.
Updating Your Backyard With Accessories
Garden accessories are a great way to add some extra depth to the backyard while adding some character and personality. During the different seasons you can switch up your garden accessories to bring a different feel and layout to the garden. They don’t have to be expensive and can be anything from solar lights in glass jars to lawn ornaments or an affordable water fountain. If you are feeling creative you can always attempt to make something by yourself and display it in the garden as a centerpiece.
These are just a few inexpensive tips on updating your backyard without breaking the bank! What updates are you planning to do to your garden or backyard this coming spring and summer? I’d love to know!