A beautiful backyard doesn’t have to cost a fortune. With a little effort and a lot of creativity, you can create a professional-level outdoor space at an attainable price point. Think retaining walls for flower beds, pretty garden paths, and bubbling water features. These landscaping ideas for your yard are cheap, easy, and guaranteed to turn heads!

Add a flower bed border.

This has to be the easiest and cheapest landscaping idea out there. Simply add a stone edge and mulch to pretty up plain flower beds in a snap.

Hide your AC unit.

Air conditioning is a necessity, but the units can be quite the eyesore for your home’s exterior. Build a cover to keep it out of sight, out of mind.

DIY a water feature.

Not everyone has a pond or stream on his or her property. But installing a water feature doesn’t take a ton of money—and it does wonders for any outdoor aesthetic. Here, an iron tea pot and an old whiskey barrel team up to make one gorgeous DIY fountain waterfall.

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