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Landscape Designs Recipe: 10 Ideas To Kick-start Your New Outdoor Environment

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An outdoor living space can be easily transformed into a backyard entertainment oasis with a little hard work. Adding amenities to your landscape design like swimming pools, outdoor kitchens, firepits, small gardens, and outdoor living spaces with a dining area will bring the homeowner lots of outdoor enjoyment. Whether you live in a city, suburban or a rural setting, there are several ways you can increase your outdoor enjoyment and entertaining opportunities with family and friends.

By creating more indoor features such as kitchens or a spa outdoors will make your backyard more popular than ever. When you Invest in your home’s outdoor living environment you expand the living space of your home, but also allow the “inside to go out. Creating outdoor living appeal will also increase one’s sense of personal calm and allow you and your family to enjoy your home outdoors year-round. If you do not know where to start, No problem…call Landscape Pros in Manassas, VA. 


Are you looking to kick-start your outdoor environment? If so, here are some ideas to help get you started on your new landscape designs.

1. Outdoor kitchens. Looking to bring the indoors out? There is no better way to do that, than with a new custom outdoor kitchen. Building an outdoor kitchen will create an instant hub for your outdoor entertaining with family and friends.

2. Outdoor firepits. Firepits can either be made using brick, natural stone or simply a fire bowl. Outdoor firepits remain popular because they can be enjoyed year-round.

3. Outdoor living spaces. Think of your backyard as an outdoor living room by making the space feel as comfortable as possible, infusing everything from outdoor sofas to chairs you can create a custom outdoor living space.

4. Outdoor dining. There is something that is quite appealing as it relates to dining outdoors.  With a creative design you can set up a dining area that is separate from your outdoor living space. Your options are many e.g., include rectangular or round tables in addition to more modern seating design to create a unique dining experience outdoors.

5. Small Gardens. Design a small garden that will add to the overall appeal to your outdoor space, a herb garden with vegetables can bring lots of interest and color to your landscape.

6. Sun protection. Trellises to covered patios and umbrellas can play an important role in a new landscape designs.  Better yet, add a new Pergola to the home or outdoor structure to provide a sitting area that will allow for a breeze and light sun, but also offer protection from the harsh glare of direct sunlight. Pergolas also can give your climbing plants a structure on which to grow and are great conversation structures for your landscape designs..

7. Pools, spas, and saunas. While material prices can vary relating to their cost and maintenance, adding a pool, spa or sauna to the home will be extremely popular outdoor entertainment space for years to come. 

8. Pool and tree houses. Are not just for child’s play, these outdoor living spaces can be used for both entertaining and lounging enjoyment.

9. Outdoor children’s entertainment. Great outdoor entertainment areas should not just be for the adults but the entire family. Easy additions to your landscape designs like basketball hoops, trampolines, and swing sets for the kids there are simple ways to keep every member of the household happy and entertained.

10. Outdoor fabrics. If you are looking to incorporate colors to your new outdoor living spaces, make selections that are weather protected when selecting upholstered seating and outdoor dining fabrics that will withstand the outdoor elements and add to their longevity.

Landscape Pros hopes these landscape designs ideas are what you may have in mind for your backyard.  We are proud to provide landscaping services throughout Northern Virginia and Prince William county and can answer all your landscaping questions. Give a call at (571) 535-8622.

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