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:

https://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/66417448/list/25-ideas-to-perk-up-your-side-yard

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Willmette, Illinois, Side Yard Project, Schmechtig Landscapes

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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 msn.com home and garden section:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/home-and-garden/14-ideas-for-side-yards/ss-BBu1vYT?ocid=DELLDHP

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

 

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

 

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