19 Ideas to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

19 Ideas to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

  • Elena Licari
  • 02/4/22


  • Every little effort you can make toward building a better backyard — or front yard — will make your outside time that much more enjoyable.


  • Adding some curated plants pulls together your outdoor space.


  • Garden beds with flowers make any outdoor space look gorgeous.

Herb Garden

  • Set aside a section of your garden for herbs or plant pots on the deck.

Trellis with ivy or roses

  • Climbing plants can be woven into trellises.

Bug Zapper or Spray

  • Zappers, candles, and other insect-mitigation tools keep biters away.

Outdoor Furniture

  • You can lounge more easily with suitable furniture.

Pillows/blankets suitable for outside

  • Weather-friendly accessories for warmth and comfort.

A Fire Pit

  • Provide a spark of something extra with a fire pit.

A Water Feature

  • Add a fountain or make lawn upkeep easier with sprinklers.

A Message Board by the Front Door

  • Tired of missing people? Your front door needs a message center.

Light Fixtures by the Door

  • Modernize your outside with new light fixtures.
  • Solar lights lining garden paths – Solar lights or fairy lights give your yard ambiance after dark.

Shades to Protect From the Sun

  • Patio umbrellas or retractable shades protect from the sun.

Storage Shed

  • Stash lawn and garden tools, games, and more.

Outdoor Bar

  • Establish a space to store drinks, ice to keep them cold — or even a wet bar for mixing.


  • Make your outdoor space a bird haven by adding a birdbath.

Bird Feeder

  • Feeding birds is another great way to entice your avian friends to flit around the yard.


  • A sweet little picket fence can delineate your yard and make it all look nicer.


  • Whether you want fresh fruit or some shade, consider adding a tree.

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