BEFORE

BACKYARDTRANSFORMATION

CHALLENGE

  • Backyard filled with weeds, leaves and debris

  • Dirt covered lot with no grass or plants

  • No focal point or functional use

SOLUTION

  • Combined hard and soft landscape materials to provide textural interest

  • Material palette is simple and inexpensive including two mulch colors, concrete blocks and pre-treated lumber

  • Limited plant selection includes one new shrub as a focal point in a raised bed and shade tolerant grass planted in a 4' x 4' square

  • Total materials cost was $150 or $1.56 per square foot.

AFTER