5 Garden Makeover Projects to Do on a Budget

Whether it’s a patio area that requires some extra attention or an entire outdoor concept that you’d like to launch, so much can be accomplished with a little thought and inventiveness, while staying within your home’s landscape plant design budget.

We’ve compiled a list of garden makeover projects on a budget to help you save money while improving the appearance of your outdoor space, allowing you to spend more time enjoying your outdoor sanctuary.

Continue reading below to learn more.

5 Easy Garden Ideas for Your Home

Here are five cheap garden ideas to get you started on your landscaping projects on a budget that you can start creating today with a little help from local garden centres/garden centers:

Install a Deck or Patio

Why not start with a deck or patio, if you’re not sure where to begin with your backyard renovation? This feature instantly improves the appearance of your yard and increases the resale value of your home.

With this simple DIY project, you can create a concrete patio or a wooden deck, which will look perfect next to an existing garden shed with fresh garden paint.

Make a Stone Path

With this DIY backyard transformation idea, you can connect different parts of your outdoor garden space without spending money on the new garden soil. Make a clear path from your house to the pool or playhouse in your backyard by laying down materials such as mulch, bricks, or stones.

You can also make a huge difference to your pathway by using garden ornaments such as glow-in-the-dark rocks or garden stakes.

Add a Trellis

A trellis is a great way to add some character to your yard. Make your own trellis out of metal poles or wooden boards—plant climbing roses or sweet peas on either side to help your flowering plants reach new heights.

Trellises are also an excellent DIY addition to gardens with vertical-growing vegetables.

Make Room for Outdoor Lighting and Dining

If you enjoy entertaining guests, having backyard cookouts, or working outside, a table and garden furniture are must-haves for your outdoor area.

Purchase a patio set that includes a coffee table and chairs, or make your own outdoor table out of wine barrels and wooden boards and decorate it with solar lights. You can also add your own fire pit.

Include Native Plants

Spending some time researching bedding plants or flower beds will help you save on your budget while also helping the environment. The main reason for planting beds is that climbing plants are naturally compatible with the rainfall in your area, so you won’t have to spend as much money to maintain them.

You can also replace broken plant pots or terracotta pots with hanging baskets or hanging planters to give existing plants additional flare.

Work with Our Team of Garden Professionals

With the weather warming up and summer on the horizon, many of us will be eager to get out in our backyards for summer garden parties. We hope these budget garden ideas have helped you decide how to makeover your home garden.

To learn more about how our professional garden designers can assist you in meeting all of your landscape and hardscape goals, send us an email at info@westhillsmasonry.com or contact us at 714-519-5009 West Hills Masonry today!