Total yard redo needed
January 25, 2013
It's 7 degrees Fahrenheit out here in Canada tonight, and we are planning to redo the backyard this spring. There is lots to do, and of course the budget is tight... I am looking for advice from houzzers with a fresh perspective. We plan to remove the garden shed and put in a new one on the side of the house. We also need to build a new deck to access the yard from the dining room. As you can see from the pictures, the cedar hedge is super ugly (not sure it can be salaged?), but we still need the privacy. The white fence is also there to stay. We would like to add a gazebo, to shelter diners from the afternoon sun and from mosquitoes. We have a load of salvaged pavers sitting in a corner of the yard; they match the brick of the house, we might use it as a base for the gazebo. We need options that will survive cold winters... Help!