With Spring and Summer fast approaching the need for outdoor remodeling and DIY ideas has started popping into people’s minds. Too many people believe that any sort of remodeling or DIY project for the outdoors must be grand, expensive and last for years. The truth is there are hundreds of ways to transform your backyard and outdoor areas for the Spring that do not break the budget and offer ease of transition without a permanent hassle. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Covered Spring Retreat
A great idea that many DIY enthusiasts are using this Spring is the idea of a covered spring retreat. This retreat can serve as an outdoor workout area, garden area, yoga and meditation are or as a family gathering spot around a fire pit. This is also probably one of the easier DIY projects you can do for Spring outdoor fun. The project requires an outdoor portable pavilion that you can purchase at any outdoor living store for less than $100. Under the pavilion you can choose to use decorative stones, bricks, outdoor turf cover or any other outdoor flooring option. Place chairs, yoga mats or a firepit set up to create the perfect Spring retreat for day or night. The best part about this project is when Spring and Summer are done the pavilion can be closed in or can be put up until the following warm weather season.
Outdoor Water Area
The corner of a fenced in yard can be a difficult spot to cultivate. In fact, it can be downright impossible in certain yards. What many people have chosen to do is cover the area up with plants. However, there is a better idea to use for the Spring that can be adjusted throughout the year and even into the cold winter months. Instead of covering the area with plants, consider placing a large solar fountain in the corner and surround the area with green plants. You can create a serene view with the sound of babbling brooks that will dual is a solar light at night and a place for birds to bath and enjoy the season as well. Fountains can run between $100 and $300 depending on their complexity and size.
Koi Pond Walkway
Do you have a larger backyard that is hard to landscape? Do you want an area that will give hours of enjoyment to not only your family, but guests as well? Consider a koi pond and walkway. This DIY concept can be done for under $1000 and will utilize a larger area of your hard. You can purchase small wooden bridges, landscape art and koi fish to create a pond and walkway surrounding. This is a perfect DIY project for the Spring and especially for those individuals living in areas that do not have harsh winter months.
These are just a few of the ideas to give you some starter thoughts on how to create an outdoor DIY project for the spring. Though the prices for these range from $100 to $1000 there are hundreds of ideas in between that can fit your needs.