Top Trends for An Impressive Backyard Makeover

by | Apr 6, 2023 | Blog, Outdoor Inspiration

One of the most significant trends in backyard makeover is creating outdoor living spaces that extend your home’s living area. This trend includes incorporating comfortable seating areas, dining spaces, and outdoor kitchens – they can become dynamic additions to the house with the right creative vision.

Such a makeover can be an exciting and rewarding project that transforms your outdoor space into a beautiful and functional area for relaxation, entertainment, and enjoyment.

The following suggestions might bring you closer to creating the outdoor living space of your dreams, whilst keeping sustainability in mind.

  • Natural elements such as greenery and water features add serenity, beauty, and value to your outdoor landscape.
  • Quality, sustainable hard landscaping will last for years and elevate your backyard to the next level.
  • Dealing with reputable contractors will ensure a transparent process, resulting in a top-notch end-result and peace of mind during the period of transformation.

Water Features

Upgrade your swimming pool with a water fountain or feature to enable a sensory and calming experience.

Thatched outdoor entertainment area with swim-up poolbar
Give your swimming pool a backyard makeover with a water fountain

Timber Decking

Outdoor decks are platform structures that offer a place for various outdoor activities. They are raised above the ground and we’ve styled this one by adding a dining table and chairs.

Cape Reed timber decking with cladding
Thatched roof entertainment area with timber decking


We assist in creating landscapes to upgrade our client’s living experience and add a significant value to their assets.

Added value to your property by adding a thatched roof
Award winning landscape garden in The Lakes

Outdoor Bar

Spend more time outside and make the most of the weather with an outdoor pool bar.

Thatched gazebo with swim-up poolbar
Thatched gazebo with swim-up pool bar

Outdoor Swimming Pool

Whether your backyard is big or small, the right swimming pool can bring your outdoor vision to life. They can be designed in various shapes and sizes and accessorized to your specifications.

Thatched gazebo on square timber pillars
Swimming pool with a thatched gazebo on square timber pillars

Fire Pit

A fire pit can be a great addition to any backyard, providing a cozy and inviting space for gatherings, relaxation, and warmth during cooler evenings.

Cape Reed thatched gazebo with timber decking
Cape Reed thatched gazebo with timber decking and firepit

Accent Lighting

Add ambience to your outdoor space by adding accent lighting. It work especially well to highlight a pathway, planting areas or to illuminate the pool deck.

Timber construction balustrades with decking
Timber construction balustrades with decking

Thatch Gazebo

Create a warm and inviting seating area for your backyard with a thatch gazebo. These sustainable structures produce natural shaded areas in your garden that can be used for various activities and entertainment.

Experience Rustic Elegance: Relax in the Shade of a Cape Reed Thatched Gazebo with Timber Decking
Experience Rustic Elegance: Relax in the Shade of a Cape Reed Thatched Gazebo with Timber Decking

Pool Cabana

Pool cabanas are a great addition for guests to come and relax after a day in the pool. They also provide a spot of privacy to change into your swimming clothes.

Poolside thatched cabana with seating area
Poolside thatched cabana with seating area

Timber Pergola

We design timber pergolas for any outdoor space, be it for homes, restaurants or beach resorts. They help keep the harsh rays of the sun at bay while allowing sunlight inside the space. Perfect for summers, we design them using highly durable and sustainable material.

Pros and Cons of a Pergola: Timber Vs Steel
Pros and Cons of a Pergola: Timber Vs Steel

Contact the experts in sustainable construction today for a free consultation!


What are the best eco-friendly materials for a backyard makeover?

Opt for sustainable materials like recycled wood, composite decking, and natural stone to reduce your environmental impact.

Are vertical gardens suitable for small backyards?

Yes, vertical gardens are perfect for small backyards as they maximize space and add a touch of greenery to walls or fences.

How can I create a cozy outdoor living room in my backyard?

Use weather-resistant furniture, add plush cushions and throws, and incorporate soft lighting to create a warm and inviting outdoor living space.