powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

Need help for backyard landscaping

melodicskyFebruary 9, 2013
We have a messy backyard. There is basically no layer at all, but has almost all sorts of things...big trees, small trees, play unit, concretes...We wanna change as little things as possible to do a makeover. My hubby has dig the lawn out and wanna to put the new one on the dirt area next to the concrete. We are thinking to enlarge the concrete area a bit (maybe)? Any idea would be appreciated. Thanks so much.
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nasmijati
Hmmm. I would begin by making a list of the things you and your family want to do when you are in the yard. For example,
1.) children's swing set area
2.) children's play house area
3.) children's sandbox
4.) eating area for (# of people) (covered?)
5.) fire pit?
6.) privacy from neighbor's view (left, right, back wall??)
7.) lawn
8.) fruit tree
9.) vegetable garden
10.) flower garden
11.) shade tree

Once you have made your own list, look at the layout of the yard and figure out where these activities make sense. You might choose to work around the existing concrete and/or trees. You might choose to start "with a clean slate." You might choose to hire a landscaper to help you.

It looks as if you have a good sized plot of land to work with.
Best wishes.
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 6:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ajkfog
Try stephens landscaping. Great designers www.paversbystephenslandcaping.com
    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 7:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
EasyTurf
EasyTurf is a great alternative to planing, replanting, mowing, fertilizing, watering and otherwise maintaining your lawn. You'll have a year-round, lush green lawn without all the hassle. Plus, it provides children a soft, comfortable playing surface without the dirt and bugs. A large number of customers are pet owners who just love it and our turf is FieldTurf which is used for the NFL so you can imagine how tough it is. Here's a few photos of recent installs -
    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 7:47AM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Need landscape ideas for backyard
We had a pool installed last summer and need landscaping...
ashleyoden
Need backyard landscape help in north florida
I have a blank slate of a backyard and need some advice...
hhunter77
Need help with my backyard landscape
I have a big bare backyard. I need to get it ready...
afamee
Need ideas for starting my backyard landscaping( on a lower budget)
My husband does concrete work etc . So I'm planning...
sarahdenlinger
More Discussions
Which countertop?
Floors on right, cabinet/trim is white (my builder...
brodyt
Need help with my bathroom!
I really want to renovated my bathroom, but I have...
ldwar38
End cabinet help!
Hello all! I'm stuck on how to finish my upper cabinets!...
eesmerelda
Should we paint original woodwork in Victorian home?
We own and rent out my childhood home. It's a Victorian...
ziggi10
Exterior Color Scheme for Woodlands
I am seeking ideas to determine exterior color scheme...
amydoe
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.