Creating a Backyard on a Budget

Creating a Backyard on a BudgetBarbeques and celebrations often take place in backyards. Many people believe that making improvements to your backyard will cost a pretty penny. Ideally it could, but if you are on a budget, consider these factors.

Painting a Picture with Plants

Plants add bonus points to your backyard. When they are well-maintained and thriving, they can turn a dull space into a lavish display. There is a downside to this, different plants require different treatment. Many homeowners place an abundant amount of exotic plants throughout the entire yard. This may make your yard look gorgeous, but the amount of time that you would need daily to maintain them wouldn’t be worth it.

Simple Landscaping

Landscaping can be expensive. You can still create a quality backyard without having to renovate the entire plot of land. Use simple rock paths and lighting fixtures to illuminate your steps. Try planting a tree to provide much-needed shade on hot summer days. Research your local greenery for local plants. They require less maintenance and cost a lot less.


Adding a small fountain can really add serenity to your backyard. It can be an escape from the bustling traffic and function as a therapeutic addition. You can find small fountains for under $200. With a low installation time, it is a great cost-efficient addition that you would want to consider.

Bio: Kuba Jewgieniew is the head of Realty ONE Group. With a vision of creating an extensive relationship between the broker and agent, he and his firm are building paths to success.

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