Spring brings green plants, blooming flowers, and a lot of outdoor activities. That means your outdoor spaces, especially the backyard, need a makeover this time of year so that you can fully enjoy the sunny, beautiful days. Check out these tips for having ideas about your backyard makeover.
Backyard Makeover Ideas for Spring
A Shed for All Equipment
If you have kids, expect your backyard to be a maze of clutter and clunky toys. So, making a storage space for these bikes, pool toys, and sports equipment should be one of your first priorities. If you have enough space, make a weather resistant shed. The outdoor toys will be newer for a longer time and you can also store the gardening and lawn equipment, pool cleaning equipment, and lounge chairs. Check out this amazing shed/greenhouse combo on one of our sister sites.
Beautify the Backyard
Make the backyard your own private, springtime wonderland by spending some money behind its beautification. Make a small garden there or clean up and maintain the lawn with fertilization, mowing, mulching, insect and weed control, and other general maintenance work.
Check out the rocks, boxes around planters, gazebos, arbors, fences, pavers, and anything else that needs repair. Hard-scape areas like paint and grout areas may well need a makeover. Do the necessary repair and renovation to make the place beautiful. Enjoy quality time there with your family.
DIY Tricks with Galvanized Bucket
Why don’t you resort to some DIY tricks to make the backyard more organized and functional? Think smart and you will find that even a trivial thing like a galvanized bucket can be super functional and up for various uses. If you have a big galvanized bucket, turn it into a beautiful outdoor coffee table. Place it in a suitable spot and place a wood, plastic, or glass tabletop on it. Your backyard coffee table is ready!
Don’t like your garden hose just lying out on the ground? Don’t worry! The ever-versatile galvanized bucket is here to help. Coil up the hose and place it into the bucket. A simple but perfect hose holder!
If the bucket is relatively small, you can still use it as both a hose and sprinkler holder. Turn the bucket on its side and attach to a wall. Now, keep the sprinkler inside while the hose can be coiled around it.
Hang Some Bird Feeders
Do you have trees in your backyard? If yes, invite the birds that are back with their beautiful trills after winter into your backyard. Hang some bird feeders in the trees and place some clay saucers filled with water on a low tree stump or on the ground.
These tips for springtime backyard makeover will help you cleaning the place, organizing it, beautifying it, and making it ready for both spring and summer. Your backyard will be ready for spending leisure time and for camping out to spend a night of stargazing and fun.
Do you think your backyard needs a makeover? What’s your plan?