How To Make Your Yard A Retreat For The Whole Family To Enjoy



Does your backyard need some much needed work? Do you want to have a fun enjoyable yard that you all can enjoy? Maybe you want that pool that you have dreamed of for years and can finally have, or have that great play area for your kids? Whatever you want to do you can do it and here is how.

You will need plans first. So, sit down with your spouse and figure out what it is that both of you want. Lets say you are going to put in that pool you have wanted for years, but you also want a separate area for the kids to play. You can put up a fence around the pool to keep the little ones out and separate the two areas.

Once you have your plan it is time to get to work. Clear off the areas and have the pool done. You can put up the fence and start on the kids side of the yard while they do the pool. When the area is cleaned off you can start with blocking off a area with land timbers. Make it big enough for a sand box and swing set if you want your kids to have one. Once you have the area blocked off lay some plastic so weeds don’t take over. Put the swing set in place and then fill with smooth rocks. It gives a nice, clean look they will enjoy. You can put sand or whatever you like in the space. When you have that done you can lay out your new grass and plant any flowers you may want. This will give you the crisp, clean look you are going after.

When you are done with the kids side of the yard you can now return to the pool area. Put in the plants that you want, once the pool is done and stage your deck or patio area. Find that perfect grill and patio set that you want to make the area cozy. Make a fire pit out of the same stones you are using for your patio. Then place a round screen over the top. It is ready for your first cook out. You can sit around the fire while the kids play and enjoy your new back yard.

Your back yard should make you feel like you are on vacation year round. It should be something you can enjoy and spend that much needed time relaxing with your family. Make sure to bring in the things that you enjoy. Whether it be that special color of flowers or nice patio set that you can enjoy year after year. Make your space special. Something you will want to come home to everyday, life is too short not to have something you take pride in. Have that retreat in your own back yard that will bring you and your family together everyday.

WARNING: Make sure to use and follow all safety precautions when dealing with tools, power tools, or chemicals to prevent injuries or illnesses.  Also make sure to wear the proper safety clothing to prevent injuries.