Looking for ways to make your backyard stand out? Maybe you just want to make your neighbors jealous? Perhaps you've purchased a new home and now you're working on making an amazing backyard. Whatever the case, there are five ways to change up the look of your backyard and really make your neighbors jealous.

Garden5 Ways to Make Your Neighbors Jealous of Your Backyard

If you enjoy being out in the yard surrounded by nature a garden might be the perfect addition to your backyard. There are so many benefits to having a card because not only does it provide fresh food straight from your own backyard, but it's a beautiful way to give her your yard some color. If you don't want to grow vegetables you could grow a flower garden or even an urban succulent garden. Garden beds, framed containers, or even pots make a beautiful garden and a great addition to your backyard. Check out these garden ideas

Outdoor kitchen

You can bring the indoors outdoors by creating a beautiful backyard outdoor kitchen. Perhaps you want to build in a permanent barbecue or barbecue pit complete with a countertop and a built-in fridge. This is a great way to entertain outside, especially if you like to have summer parties. Check out these outdoor kitchens


If you don't like to take care of a lot of landscaping or yard maintenance, a patio can be a great addition to the backyard. It requires just a little bit of upkeep is a great place to spend late nights or afternoons depending on where the sun hits your house. Check out these patio ideas


I know this is a little out there, but if you have a family or plan to have small children, tree houses are great way to add unique character to your backyard. If you have large trees, you can get kids online or hire someone to build a tree house for you. Check out these unique treehouses

Swimming pool or hot tub

Even in the Pacific Northwest, having a pool or hot tub in the backyard is a great addition to any property. They are a little bit of maintenance but pools are a great way to beat the heat in the summer or warm-up in the winter. Custom pools can be built with the waterfalls and rocker he or a hot tub can have a beautiful umbrella over it to shade from the sun or protection from the rain.

These are five unique and interesting ways to boost the appeal of your backyard. Perhaps you're looking for a home that already has one of these features. If so, give us a call and we can do the research for you.