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Allana Thompson

Keller Williams Realty Solutions
Independently owned and operated

Mississauga, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, Georgetown, Toronto and Brampton, ,

Phone: 905-278-8866  Fax: 905-278-8881  Toll: 1-855-278-8889  Mobile: Allana Cell: 416-567-2018

Simple Landscaping Changes-Create Your Own Back Yard Paradise

April 17, 2013 - Updated: April 17, 2013

Simple Landscaping Touches to Create Your own Summer Paradise

Just A Few Quick Tips






Although it may not seem like it..... Summer is fast approaching! With the summer season comes BBQ’s, back yard events, dinner parties and entertaining with friends and family! Quite often many people forego entertaining in their own space because they don’t think there is enough room or they haven’t completed their back yard.

Landscaping and adding different touches to your own space can transform a lack-luster backyard into one of the most used and compliment spaces in your home! These few simple things also add great value to your home and in turn make it more appealing in the future to potential buyers.

 Here are a few simple tips and examples on how to create a fabulous backyard space:


Here are a few simple tips and examples on how to create a fabulous backyard space:

  1. Add A Deck
    1. A Deck in the backyard adds a seating and entertaining area for potential guests
    2. A Deck can fit virtually into any backyard if you size it correctly
    3. It Can Also be used as a decorative piece enhancing your home’s exterior beauty
  2. Add A Garden
    1. Adding shrubbery and foliage can make your backyard more private
    2. It creates a more inviting atmosphere
    3. Using perennials is low maintenance
    4. Get creative by adding different fixtures throughout your backyard to show your homes personality
  3. Add A Pond
  4. Adding a mini pond into your backyard can add a lot of character and a focal point
    1. Price out the ponds you are looking at from local retailers for the most cost-effective and easily maintained one
  5. Patio Stones
    1. Interlocking Patio Stones can create a dramatic impact on your back yard space
    2. They create a sitting area for entertaining
    3. They function as an alternative for a deck
    4. They create an easy walk way through to a side yard
    5. Patio stones can also be used amongst a garden or a pond for added flare






These are just a few things that you can add to your home to re-create and enhance your backyard space! Simple Changes can equal Big Return!


If you have any questions in regards to design tips and information or your homes value please contact one of our Team members today!


Happy Wednesday!


The Fresh Approach Real Estate Team with Keller Williams Realty Solutions,


Allana Thompson, Christy D’Oliveira, Kyrsten Feere


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