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Creating An Inviting Yard

I have always been one of those people who loves to create a warm, inviting atmosphere for others, which is why I started looking at landscaping design in the first place. It was incredible to me to see how much of a difference I was able to make by adding a few new plants, and after that first project, I wanted to help other people. I started volunteering to help friends and neighbors do their landscaping, and after a few months, I had developed quite a following. This blog is all about creating a warm, inviting yard through smart landscaping and an eye for detail.

Creating An Inviting Yard

Want An Outdoor Oasis Style Living Space? What To Do

by Addison Washington

If you have a simple back patio and you want to turn your yard into a great entertaining area that feels outdoorsy and relaxing, there are some changes that you want to make. You want to be sure that the area is filled with some of the things that you love from inside your home, and also some things that will be unique to the backyard space. Here are some of the additions you can look into, some you may want professional help with, to create a back yard that others will envy.

Setting and Landscaping

The setting has to be right when you are picking and outdoor living space. A barren and boring yard won't. Look into the following options to get the setting that you imagine:

  • Trees outlining the yard and providing privacy
  • Lush bushes with color and scent
  • Flowers or plants that flower throughout the year

When you are surrounded by greenery and great landscaping, you will feel like you are in a serene and peaceful or tropical place. The landscape professionals can show you different plants at maturity to help you decide what you want.

Plush Seating

The seating has to be comfortable, and there are many designs for outdoor living area couches, sofas and more. Get all weather seating areas that have plush cushions, and add throw pillows for comfortable lounging. Shop for ottomans, foot stools and anything else that you think would make seating more enjoyable.

Fire Feature

You need to have some type of fire feature to complete the look of your outdoor area. The different quality fire options include:

  • Decorative concrete fire pit
  • Fire bowl with stones
  • Actual fireplace
  • Stone fire feature

The fire feature gives people an area to gather, it provides warmth for cool nights, and it's great extra lighting when you are enjoying your outdoor space in the dark.

If you want a shaded area, a pergola, awning or covered porch are other items that you can also add to complete the space. You may want to find an outdoor landscaping contractor that can put everything into place that you imagine. If you want an outdoor eating area, grill, cabinets and other major amenities, these are all things that ca be designed to work and look great in your backyard. Get started on your outdoor project so you can start enjoying the outdoor space the way that you imagine.

Contact a company, like Bear Claw Landscaping, Inc., for more help.