Various studies have proven that views of natural settings and plant life can lower blood pressure and reduce muscle tension, producing recovery from stress in a matter of minutes. If you’re looking for a place to get away from it all, it’s possible to create a backyard sanctuary without putting a strain on your back or your wallet. All it takes is a little creativity!
Here are some tips on turning an ordinary landscape into a refuge from stress and worry:
Clean up clutter. A clean-looking yard is the foundation of any backyard sanctuary, so be sure to remove weeds, brush and other lawn debris.