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Building a Yard Your Kids Will Love

Having children can cause your priorities to change when it comes to what you’re looking for in a home. With quality landscaping, you can take some steps to create a custom yard that both increases your curb appeal and provides an awesome space for your children to make memories.

If you’re looking for help with landscaping in West Texas, New Horizons Landscape Management is here to help! Check out our list of services to see how we can help, and reach out today to begin planning a custom yard your kids will love for years to come. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some ideas to keep in mind for designing a yard that your children will love just as much as you do!

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Gardening

Gardening is a great hobby and skill to pass on to your children, and children can begin helping with gardening from a very young age! We recommend setting aside some space in your backyard mockup for a garden, so you can enjoy some delicious, fresh vegetables, all while spending quality time with your children and hopefully passing along your green thumb.

Adding Play Structures and Sports Features

The potential is endless when it comes to adding play structures to your backyard! Depending on your preferences, you can either set aside space to place a pre-built play structure or build one custom to your children’s interests.

Depending on the amount of space you have available and the favorite hobbies of your children, you can also add areas for practicing different sports. Maybe your future star athlete would love a concrete pad with a hoop in the backyard, or some netting to practice hitting fastballs. All of these options and much more could be completed with the assistance of a quality landscaping and design company.

Creating a Covered Area

A covered section of your backyard can be an excellent place for the whole family to gather outside. Consider putting aside some space in your landscaping plan to add a covered area where you can enjoy the fresh air while remaining in the shade. Enjoy a meal outside with your family, or create an area where your kids can enjoy playing board games or doing some arts and crafts.

You can also consider adding storage containers outside, perfect for creating an arts and crafts station that’s always ready to take out and enjoy, or for safely keeping sports equipment and much more easily within reach in your new backyard.

Landscape Management

Of course, the most important quality to creating a beautiful backyard that both you and your children will enjoy is beautiful grass. If you’re planning on spending a lot of time lounging in the backyard, playing catch, and hanging out with loved ones, be sure to prioritize getting your grass the treatment it needs to stay healthy and green!

An efficient irrigation system is extremely important for keeping your lawn watered without unnecessarily wasting water. You should also be sure to keep up with routine repairs and maintenance to keep your lawn looking great, even during the sweltering summers we have here in Texas!

Contact New Horizons to Get Started!

Whether you love the above ideas or you have something else in mind for your dream yard, we can help! Contact us today to begin planning with our landscape designers, and trust us for hardscape design, softscape design, and landscape maintenance in Odessa and Midland.