Aaaaah. The snow is gone! And.
Oh. Ugh. Look at the yard…
Since yards aren’t magically ready for spring and summer once the snow disappears, and some of you are working on and looking for ideas to spruce yours up, we thought we’d link you to some resources and creative ideas that may help.
1. Repairing Your Lawn.
Not the prettiest tasks, but they can lead to prettiness!
2. Hiding the AC Unit.
No one wants to sit in the yard (or on the deck or patio) and stare at the central air unit.
Find out how to make this cover to turn it into a design element instead of an eyesore here.
3. Banish Those Pesky Weeds!
Weeds can turn even the most perfect lawn into a nightmare. A comprehensive guide to some of the most common weeds and how to get rid of them here.
4. How To Landscape.
If you’re starting with a brand new yard and you’ve never landscaped before, it can be intimidating and a little overwhelming. Option 1? Call in the professionals.
5. Oasis Under the Trees.
A great way to utilize the shade from those trees in the middle of the yard and make them a little easier to mow around. HGTV has a tutorial on How to Build a Tree Encompassing Deck. image source: Poppytalk