Before & After: A New Backyard for an Urban Homestead


urbanselfbefore

When I saw the “before” shot of this cozy backyard, I knew the transformation had to be good. I found the makeover on a blog called The Urban Self-Suffiicientist and the owner said that their main goal was to provide better drainage and give their dogs a place to run around without getting super muddy. So, in came a couple loads of gravel and soon it was spread across the entire backyard.

before & after, backyard, mud, drainage, gravel, stone, garden

So, here is what the yard looks like now, $572 later along with a few hours of hard work. The cost covered a huge heap of gravel [including the delivery fee], timber to line the beds and a new birdhouse so their feathered friends could enjoy the new yard as well. The drainage issue is taken care of and the yard looks amazing! Here is another shot from a different angle:

urbanIt looks great, doesn’t it? Yeah- I thought so too. Anyway, you can check out more of the blog if you’d like, however- like many blogs- this one has fallen by the wayside and is no longer updated. But, it was a great job nonetheless. –erin

If you’d like to see your landscape project featured on Studio ‘g’, send us some photos and tell us about it!

Images from: Urban Self-Sufficientist

 

Spread the love
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Get My Free Newsletter

Connect with Nature.

Get Inspired.

Make Change.

Laugh.

Please enter your name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

Join the 10-day Garden Design Challenge

container garden collage by rochelle greayer

Let's get your garden in shape so you can enjoy peaceful & nourishing time in your own piece of the great outdoors.

Sign up below to get started:

erin lang

Leave a Comment





This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.