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Upgrading the Side Yard

The side yard is often the most neglected space in the yard. Get ideas for getting more out of this transition zone.

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After: Grassy Play Area(2 of 10)

The side yard is now an enclosed grassy play area for the kids and a circular patio made out of concrete pavers. A wrought-iron fence framed by two crepe myrtles provides privacy and safety from the street. A welcoming gazebo replaces the old rusty shed.

Next Photo: Before: Wasted Space

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