CREATING YOUR BACKYARD OASIS
Sunday May 15th, 2022
For many people, and really with the cost of gas soaring and continued pandemic hurdles to leap when travelling, your backyard is the place you will spend most of your time. It's where you can entertain friends and family or just relax on a hot summer day.
Below are some ideas for creating an outdoor oasis and making your yard work hard for you:
Privacy is just as important in your backyard as it is inside your house. You may not think of your backyard as a place where you need privacy, but if you ever want to use it for any type of outdoor activity, you'll need to provide some level of privacy.
There are many ways to create privacy in your backyard. You can install a high fence, plant large trees or shrubs, or install an outdoor screen. Whatever method you choose, make sure it meets your needs to create the perfect backyard oasis.
A Deck Or Patio Space
Having a designated space for outdoor entertaining is imperative to making your backyard an oasis. Adding a deck or patio area is a perfect way to establish a gathering place, but be sure to include enough seating for your guests.
No backyard space is complete without beautiful landscape to gaze upon. Whether you are an avid gardener or looking for simplicity, there are dozens of plant and flower options to choose from. When it comes to landscaping your backyard, there are many different options to choose from. You can go with a simple design or go all out and create an elaborate garden oasis. No matter what you choose, be sure to pick plants and flowers that will thrive in your climate and sun exposure.
It’s BBQ Time
If you love spending time outdoors, then you'll definitely want to have a space for prepping food and cooking. A countertop area by the grill would be perfect for preparing food, displaying side dishes etc. This will keep your guests entertained while you're cooking and make the overall experience more enjoyable.
Adding some extra lighting to your backyard is a great way to make it usable at night. Making sure your backyard is properly lit will allow you to use it for all sorts of activities - even at night!
Adding things like a hammock, hot tub, comfortable furniture could all add to aid in relaxation. Having a designated relaxation area will make it easy for you to take some time for yourself and de-stress. You can also add some calming elements like water features or plants to really set the mood.