Did you open your calendar last week and think, “I can’t believe July is over already?” We did! August is here, which means summer is flying by and soon it will be time for kids to go back to school and for schedules to become busy again. The latter half of the year alw
ays seems to be the most stressful, especially after a summer filled with relaxation and fun.
Thankfully, you still have the month of August to spend time outside and complete tasks that you know will be pushed aside once you’re dropping kids off before work, picking them up after school activities and spending evenings helping with homework. If you have any home improvement tasks you haven’t crossed off your list yet, this month is the time to complete them – especially in your yard!
Even though the school year is busy, your yard can become the huddle spot for after-school and weekend activities, bringing people together to create lasting memories! An outdoor seating or dining area can be the perfect homework spot on weeknights, and game night spot on the weekends. An outdoor fireplace or fire pit is where friends and family will flock to on those late summer nights when it starts to get chilly after dark.
A backyard with beautiful landscaping and walkways can become the dose of nature you need after a busy day when you don’t have time to head to the park. A serene waterfall or fountain can help block outside noise from your home and create a calming environment after a stressful day at the office.
Don’t let your relaxing summer end just because school will soon be back in session. Right now is the best time to extend it and bring family together by creating a fun environment in your own backyard. Call the experts at Dreamscape Designers at (757) 412-1265 to find out how we can transform your outdoor spaces.