A backyard garden should be a place where you go to for relaxation and serenity – not a place that feels chaotic, confusing, and has you tripping over your plants. When it comes to designing your backyard garden, there are many simple (and not so simple) steps you can take to improve the space. This applies to its functionality and to ensure that it’s aesthetically appealing. And while not everyone has the same taste in terms of, well, anything, there are some general improvements that anyone can make in your backyard to make a big difference. We’ve come up with a list of eight ways to improve your backyard so that you are well on your way to having the garden of your dreams.