Having trouble keeping up with the Joneses in the battle of the beautiful backyard? While continuing my online research to discover the best use of my landscaping budget, I recently found an article from Backyard Make-overs that has some of the best budget ideas for creating a gorgeous backyard! Just to give you an overview, they cover a lot of really great ‘tricks’ to achieve the look that will make everyone else “look”; decks, patios, stone paths, trellises, tree benches, fountains, pergolas, and much more!
Backyards have become rooms unto themselves, equipped with waterfalls and flat-screen TVs, says Susan McCoy, president of Garden Media Group, a marketing firm that specializes in outdoor products. “The outdoors has truly become an extension of your home,” she says.
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