Try out one of these DIY landscaping ideas and you'll be amazed at the change it makes to your whole yard. There are projects that will help you improve your curb appeal, find simple landscaping solutions, and welcome your visitors into your home.
Some of these DIY landscaping ideas take just an hour or so while others may take a weekend. Plan accordingly and you'll have a new element in your yard that will make you feel right at home.
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Landscape and Hardscape Your Front Yard
You can really improve your curb appeal with some basic landscaping in your front yard. The pavers are a wonderful way to build a retaining wall that will keep the plants and trees in an area separate from the yard.
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Make Your Own Fire Pit
Another DIY landscaping idea is to add a fire pit to the yard or patio. This one looks great, with the fire ring surrounded by pavers. In just an afternoon, you can have it all ready for s'mores.Continue to 3 of 17 below.
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Backyard Patio & Makeover
The before and after pictures of this backyard makeover are a must-see. A patio has been added which adds all kinds of seating options. Rock and mulch surround the area with some new plants.Continue to 4 of 17 below.
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Tiled Front Patio
Make a bold choice and choose to tile your front patio with an eye-catching design. All kinds of planters with plants highlight the area, which includes a seating area and a play area.Continue to 5 of 17 below.
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DIY Modern House Numbers
House numbers help visitors find your home and they can be the first impression they get of your house. Making your own DIY house numbers is a quick project that will make a big impact.Continue to 6 of 17 below.
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Flower Bed Edging
Create flower beds and edge them like a pro with this project. Using one simple garden tool, you'll be able to get crisp edges separating your plant beds from your yard.Continue to 7 of 17 below.
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Use this DIY landscaping idea to build a pergola in your yard. A pergola will give you shade while not closing you off from the outdoors. It makes an excellent place for a seating or dining area.Continue to 8 of 17 below.
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You can build all kinds of items with pallets, and this project has you put together some patio furniture with them. This idea is also renter-friendly because no permanent changes are made to the patio.Continue to 9 of 17 below.
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Do It Yourself Deck Skirting
The underside of a deck can be quite an eyesore. Here deck skirting is added along with some basic landscaping. It really cleans up the area and improves the whole look of the home.Continue to 10 of 17 below.
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Spaces for Lounging
Spaces for lounging have been created around the landscaping which includes large plants and trees. A tiled patio pulls it all together.Continue to 11 of 17 below.
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String Light Posts
A lovely way to brighten up your yard is with string lights. This plan for string light posts gives you a place to hang the lights. It's a nice effect that looks great at night.Continue to 12 of 17 below.
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Rocky Plant Bed
Here landscaping is brought right up to the porch. The corner of the porch is covered with white pebbles and then rocks and plants are brought in. It's a unique look that may just look great on your patio.Continue to 13 of 17 below.
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Easy Outdoor Furniture
Build some easy outdoor furniture that you can sit right in your yard. This simple pallet table and bench are made to look modern with pops of color and rocks filling up the bottom of the table.Continue to 14 of 17 below.
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Install a DIY Rock Water Fountain
This rock water fountain is a surprisingly easy project that you can place anywhere within your landscaping. It's a great way to put your own touch on your outdoor area.Continue to 15 of 17 below.
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Build a Porch Swing
Build a porch swing and hang it anywhere in your yard, garden, or deck. It's a slightly advanced woodworking project so you'll need some experience before tackling this project.Continue to 16 of 17 below.
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How to Build a Picket Fence
Adding a fence to your yard can be a great way to separate some sections from each other. In this project, you'll find out how to build a picket fence and add it to your yard.Continue to 17 of 17 below.
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Cedar Cube Solar Landscape Lights
These landscape lights have been upgraded in the best way possible. A block of cedar is used to replace those unsightly sticks that never seem to stay in the ground.