How to Improve Your Yard this Spring

May 7, 2019 | Chain Link Fence

How to Improve Your Yard this Spring

Spring is the perfect time to start some outdoor projects, as the weather is nice and you can finally spend time outside again. If your yard could use so sprucing up this spring, here are some ideas for projects to take on.

Clean up Dead Foliage

Now that winter is over and the snow has finally melted, you might have dead leaves and other foliage in your yard. Pick up any leaves, branches, or other waste from your lawn, flowerbed, and other areas of your yard. Also remember to clean out your rain gutter and anywhere else it might have accumulated.

Tend to Your Lawn

If you have grass like most homes, spring is the perfect time to touch it up. Mow your yard, and watch for any dead spots or sparse patches that need to be reseeded. Also, keep an eye out for any weeds and spray them with a weed-killer that is made to be safe for lawns. Your lawn is probably the largest part of your yard, so it’s important to keep it in great shape.

Plant Your Flowerbeds

Your other plants could probably use some attention. Clear out any weeds from your flowerbeds and trim back any plants that have become overgrown. Next, plant fresh plants in your flowerbeds. There are a huge amount of plant varieties to choose from so you can create your perfect garden.

Get a New Fence

One of the easiest ways to improve your yard is to add a fence. There are a lot of different fence styles to choose from, so you can easily find one that will match your taste and fit in your yard. A fence is both attractive and practical, adding privacy and security to your yard in a visually appealing way. This makes it the perfect spring project.

Improve Your Existing Fence

If you have an existing chain link fence in your yard, you might not consider it the most attractive fence. Luckily, there are options to improve the appearance of your chain link fence. We offer a wide variety of chain link fence slats that add both privacy and beauty to any chain link fence.

Attract Birds

If you enjoy the company of birds, attract them to your yard. Placing a birdhouse, feeder, or birdbath will make your yard a sanctuary for these animals, as well as being a decorative element in your yard. There are also a variety of plants that are said to attract birds that you can plant in your garden.

Add Outdoor Decor

Spring is the perfect time to add new decor to your yard. There is a wide variety of decor that you can add to your yard, from lawn gnomes to a fountain to a porch swing. Take the time to acquire the perfect pieces for your yard.

Update your Porch Railing

If you have porch railing that is starting to fade or fall apart, or if your porch doesn’t have a railing, now is the perfect time to install a new railing. Vinyl porch railings come with a wide variety of balusters, so you can choose the design that will best match your style.


Spring is a great time to spruce up the appearance of your yard. We wish you luck with all of your spring projects. And remember, if you’re looking for a new fence to boost your curb appeal, PrivacyLink has a wide selection of quality fences.

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