Upgrading your backyard in five inexpensive ways

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Upgrading your backyard doesn’t always have to be expensive, adding light, colour and plants are simple ways to improve the space and appeal to sellers. Here’s a few cost-saving tips in order to do so..

1.Time to add a little light

Lights in the backyard don’t just have to be up around Christmas, by adding a few fairy lights or solar-light lamps to the backyard, it can mean the space can be enjoyed day and night. With string lights you can use them to wrap around a tree, or drape them down the dining table for a great centrepiece.

2. Pick the right pots

Just because you’re on a budget, it doesn’t mean things have to look like they’re on a budget. By picking the right consistency of pots, in regards to size and colour, it can create a chic and clean feel to your garden.

3. Create a garden path

Creating a path can really set the scene and personality for a backyard and gives a feeling of added depth to the space. A stepping-stone set is one of the many backyard ideas that work particularly well in a cottage or country inspired garden.

4. Add a herb garden

Growing your own herbs are not only handy for those home cooked meals, but it can also create some great colours and smells in the backyard.

5. Outdoor Pillows/Rugs

One of the easiest ways to inject colour to the backyard is with outdoor pillows and rugs to dress up your outdoor entertaining space.


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