When designing a backyard, I am pretty sure that you will be more interested in making it convenient and beautiful. Yes, beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. However, there are some basic things that you must put into consideration if you have to carry come up with a beautiful backyard. It all starts at planning.
see here some ideas for designing an attractive yard.
1. Build an arbor
You got to make the entrance to your backyard beautiful. You can build an arbor about 7 feet tall so that it looks like a gate. This height also gives you a comfortable time clearing it.
However, if you are planning to have plants grow over it, you can add more feet depending on the nature of the plant you are planning to plant next to it. As the plant grows over it, ensure you do proper trimming so that it can be a friendly gate to your backyard.
2. Give space for plants growth
When planting different species of trees in the backyard, ensure that you know the maturity size of each tree. This helps you in creating enough space for their growth.
Do not settle for small spaces which will finally call for the cutting of some to create space. This will make your backyard look ugly.
3. Add walkways
At some given point in life, you will want to relax in your backyard. Your kids will as well get attracted to walking around the backyard to pick fruits, flowers, or to admire the aesthetic nature in that place.
If you do not create walkways, you will be having wars with people stepping on the flowers. It can even end up being bushy with no space for walking. You, therefore, have to plan for the walkways
4. Choose your plants wisely
It is the trees you plant in the backyard that make the backyard look complete and beautiful. You can, therefore, choose plants which do not only bloom but instead gives a different touch to your backyard. For instance, you can have fruit or flower producing plants alongside plants with attractive bark. This gives different look of your backyard in different seasons.