1- Plan Your Yard/Think Color: Draw a quick sketch of your yard and decide what plants, bushes, and trees will go where. Also, take in consideration COLOR! Plan out your area deciding not only what kind of garden element it will be but also what color. Having a variety of different color will make your yard pop!
2- Install Pathways/Stonework: Stone paths will not only make your garden more appealing, but it will also connect points of interest and prevent unwanted steps on your beautiful lawn!
3- Illuminate: Installing outdoor lights can really take your yard to the next level. Adding lights will help guide guests safely around your home. Illuminating focal points will showcase your garden and make it more attractive.
4- Install Raised Beds: Adding a raised flower bed with wood chips will provide a vibrant and colorful addition to your garden. It will also let you plant flowers that are usually not appropriate for the kind of soil you might have. Placing mulch, and colorful wood chips will not only elevate the look but help reduce weeds and retain water!
5- Pressure Wash: Do not underestimate the power of a good pressure wash. Cleaning your stone/pathway with a pressure wash will remove grime and years accumulated dirt. Your yard will look amazing in a few minutes of washing!