Winter has finally ended, and we are emerging from its frost. There is so much excitement in store since the thought of cookouts, layouts, and more is now a reality. However, are you ready to host a shindig at your place? There are likely branches, leaves, and the like littering your backyard. If this is you, here are some ways to enhance your backyard during spring.

Clean Your Landscape

This is one of the best ways to enhance your backyard during spring; clearing away any dead leaves, vines, and the like away from the area will take your landscape a long way. While this process is more physically demanding, landscaping will immediately better the appearance of your backyard. A clean and tidy area will bring a feeling of uniformity, balance, and simplicity. Once you have a clean and clear backyard, you can better imagine what you wish to do with the place.

Improve Your Lighting

One of the easiest ways to beautify your space is through ambient lighting, which brings an overall soft illumination to an area. This is more of a mood lighting than anything else, and it brings a feeling of calm and warmth to your guests. If you plan on having late nights in your backyard with friends and family, consider hanging string lights or path lights in the areas and walkways. Late nights in warm weather with good company is always a grand celebration, made even more memorable with cozy illumination.

Double-Check for Necessities

Before you invite company over to your humble abode, make sure you have the necessities to host them! That means if you plan on using your BBQ—which you likely are—arrange a check-up to ensure your tank is ready for the spring. Often, if you are using a gas tank, it may have rust from the winter. As such, it’s also a good idea to double-check that your tank is full enough to handle your spring and summer.