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Beautiful Backyard Landscape Ideas

Backyard Landscape Ideas


Developing backyard landscape ideas can seem like a big project, but coming up with a great backyard landscape design doesn’t have to be overwhelming. After all, you’re looking to build a backyard paradise that is relaxing and makes you feel as if you’re on vacation the minute you arrive home from work. What you certainly do not want to do is build a backyard landscape that will feel like a chore to maintain, rather than something you looking forward to using as a routine part of your lifestyle.

Before you dig into some landscape designs, the best piece of advice we can give you is to come up with a budget and sticking to it. If you go over budget on your landscape design, it’s likely that you’ll have some buyer’s remorse and it will take away some from some of the joy you’re going to get out of your backyard sanctuary.

Once you have established your budget, it’s time for the fun part, which is using images to generate some inspiration for your new backyard landscape. You might find elements from multiple landscapes that you love and want to combine to develop your own unique backyard landscape. That could mean combining an outdoor fire pit with a fountain and Koi pond, putting a fire pit with a sitting area inside your in ground pool, or creating an extensive garden with exotic lighting fixtures that dazzles at night.

Or maybe you stumble upon the exact backyard you want and want to replicate it without any personalized touches? Either way, have fun with the process as there’s no right or wrong way to do it. What matters is that you’re happy with the end product. After all, you’re the person that will use it the most.

To get you started, here are a few backyard landscape ideas that we found…

Backyard Landscape Ideas


Backyard Landscape Ideas


Backyard Landscape Ideas


Backyard Landscape Ideas


After finding your backyard landscape inspiration, it will now be time for you to roll up your sleeves and get to work building your new backyard. However, if you’re undecided, it might be time to reach out to a landscape architect, or to the contractor that will be doing the actual labor, and present your ideas to them. Any reputable landscape professional is going to be able to give you valuable feedback and insight as to what will work best for you backyard based on their experience.

Have you recently renovated your backyard landscape? If so, we’d love to hear about it and we might be willing to feature your backyard in an article on Housely.com!

Written by Brian McCaw

Brian is a lover of all things real estate including photography, architecture, news, and so much more.