Wednesday, 05 April 2017 15:35

25 Ideas to Perk Up Your Side Yard Landscape

Becky Harris, Houzz Contributor, says make this afterthought space enticing and useful.  Ah, the side yard. It’s often a neglected and sad alley where you stick air-conditioning units. But even if calling what’s along the side of your house “yard” is a stretch, there are plenty of things you can do to not only improve it, but make it a space you enjoy walking through or even spending time in. Consider these 25 elements when embarking on your weekend landscaping projects. Read and see Becky's thoughts here:


Willmette, Illinois, Side Yard Project, Schmechtig Landscapes


Barrington, Illinois, Side and Backyard Project, Schmechtig Landscapes

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Mid-summer is perfect time of year to get inspired to transform unused space alongside your home into a vibrant oasis. Here are 14 ideas for side yards to inspire you courtesy of Sunset and home and garden section:


Schmechtig Landscapes, Glenview, IL., side yard ideas using blue stone and blue stone chips and perenial plantings.



Schmechtig Landscapes, Wilmette, IL., historic landscape preservation side yard design using arbors, climbing roses and blue stone path


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