Some of the best inspiration for remaking your outdoor space is to look at other radical transformations, often done in surprising ways you’d never think of otherwise. Color and texture, as well as the form and function of your improvements, can go well beyond the effort and cost of doing the work. Landscaping provides arguably the biggest bang for the buck as far as renovation projects that enhance your property’s visual appeal and potential market value.

For more ideas, take a look at the slideshow or email me at chris@twelveriversrealty.com.

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