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Landscaping & Backyard Ideas

Entertaining and relaxing in your backyard is made even more enjoyable when it’s well decorated, landscaped and maintained. Creating the backyard you’ve always dreamed of is easy and affordable with trendy and stylish products from The Home Depot Canada. We’ve even got great patio decorating ideas to get you started.

Patio Décor Ideas

Lounge in style with our great collection of patio furniture, lighting and accessories. Whether you’re adding a simple love seat, or a whole set including chairs and a coffee table or dining table, you’ll have all the space you need to relax and entertain in style, and in various materials including, iron, wicker and metal. Or, simply choose a patio swing to relax and enjoy the outdoors in. We’ve got all the seating, tables, pillows and accessories you’ll need to take your outdoor space to the next level in style.

Fire Pit Ideas

Fire pits offer a cozy spot to sit by the fire and relax in a warm, inviting glow. A stand-alone fire pit combined with a comfy new patio set is a great backyard feature and adds a nice gathering spot on cooler nights. Fire pits can be fueled by propane, gel or traditional wood giving you lots of burning options. They can be built with metal, stone and other materials, which allows them to easily fit into any yard design.

Paving Stones and Edging Ideas

Add a beautiful walkway or path throughout your yard with new pavers and edging. Stones and slabs are available in multiple sizes and colours, letting you perfectly frame your lawn or flower garden and create eye-catching walls and dividers. With many styles, materials and colours to choose from, you can create a beautiful feature in your yard with flagstone, slate and more, then accent it with some elegant pathway lighting.

Garden and Planter Ideas

Embrace the beautiful weather outdoors and grow your own flowers, vegetables and herbs in a beautiful in-ground or container garden. Hang planter pots from your fences, use them to accent a walkway or as a feature on your deck, offering lush, green and colourful accents that will enhance the look of any yard décor. Plus growing your own vegetables lets you eat fresh, organic food and save money at the same time.

Pergola and Gazebo Ideas  

Add style and structure with great pergola ideas or a backyard gazebo. These sophisticated awnings offer both shade and functionality as you can hang plants or lighting from them to create a beautiful outdoor entertaining space. You can leave them open on top or cover them to keep the elements out and provide shade on hot summer days. You can even add string lights around them to create the perfect atmosphere and continue to entertain through the evening.

Backyard Lighting Ideas

With great patio lighting ideas from The Home Depot Canada, you can create a perfectly lit, ambient space. Illuminate your stairs for easy navigation at night or create the perfect ambiance with rope and LED lighting around your deck or pathways. Recessed deck lighting can mount flush with your deck or stairs, while trendy lights can be mounted in-ground or to the posts on your deck to blend with any style or design. We have the perfect lights to illuminate any gathering.

Decking Ideas

A new deck is the focal point of your backyard and the base that your entire design is built on. There are multiple material options including cedar, which is more expensive but naturally resistant to rot and mould, pressure-treated wood that is enhanced to resist the elements and composite decking that is made to resist wear ad tear. Consider the layout of stairs and railings to really make your deck unique. We have great backyard deck ideas and everything you need to build your own beautiful deck, including helpful how-to videos, tips and tricks.

Kids Play Area Ideas

Having a place for kids to play is important, and where better than a new swing set, playhouse or playground? With options including slides, swings, rock-climbing walls and more your kids will have fun all season long. They can even relax in a new sandbox, built to contain sand so it doesn’t go everywhere. With these great backyard ideas, you’ll have everything you need to create the perfect spot for the kids in your backyard oasis.

Outdoor Storage Ideas

A place for everything and everything in its place. You’ve got everything you need, now you need a place to store it. Store your towels in a new wicker basket for easy access. Keep your pool or hot tub supplies on hand in a new deck storage box. Get easy access to your lawn mower and other landscaping tools in a new shed. Whatever your needs, you’ll have a spot for all your backyard tools, accessories and more with our simple storage solutions.

Backyard Fountain Ideas

Backyard water fountains and other ornamental water features are not only beautiful to look at but also provide stimulating sounds of running water, which can be soothing while relaxing in your backyard retreat. They also provide a prominent focal point in any yard design. Made from stone, metal and other materials, you’ll find a water feature that matches any yard design and décor.

Fence Ideas

When it comes to adding a fence to your property, there are lots of ways to make it your own. Pallet fences can be a summer DIY project and add a rustic look to your yard, while traditional fences can add a clean, timeless feel. Add planters or bird feeders along your fence line for added aesthetic, or stain it to match your existing décor. A vertical garden is also a great way to grow your own food while adding a green element to your yard.

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