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Don't just focus on your front lawn. If you don't like how your backyard looks, it's less enjoyable to relax on your patio. A plain backyard also isn't shaded and doesn't have plants to help protect your foundation. An ugly backyard can even deter potential buyers if you are trying to sell. Hire local backyard contractors who can build a space you love.

Landscaping doesn't just make your yard an oasis. It protects the area from too much sunlight, erosion, and poor soil around your home's foundation. Backyard landscapers will transform the space with plants to lock down the soil and beautiful pathways to walk down. Local contractors can also recommend the best grasses and plants for your region. Whether your area has a drought or long winters, you can have a beautiful yard all year long.

When thinking about redoing your backyard, consider the following ideas:

  • Installing/replacing a lawn with either seed or sod
  • Adding trees and shrubs including ornamental trees and shade trees
  • Creating a space for a flower or vegetable garden
  • Adding a play area for children - a swingset, sandbox, or playhouse
  • Building in paths and inviting areas to sit and relax - consider gazebos, arbos, pergolas, and other structures
  • Building a deck, patio, or outdoor kitchen
  • Installing a sprinkler system
  • Adding water features like waterfalls, fountains, and ponds

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"I'm not one to write reviews but this was the very best experience . Mohammed and Monica did wonders to my backyard. They were courteous, efficient and listened to my concerns and vision and created a wonderful, tranquil environment for me and my family. I would hire them again in a heartbeat!!! Hire them and I promise you won't be disappointed!!!! "

--5.0 star review from a homeowner in Ashburn VA


"Jamie provided an outstanding hardscape and planting design that stayed right on budget. Installation was professional, fast and clean. Looking forward to enjoying my new backyard for years to come."

--5.0 star review from a homeowner in Sterling VA


"Daryl was honest, dependable, and very knowledgeable. "

--5.0 star review from Sheila/rick M. in Culpeper VA


"Grady provided excellent customer service and worked around a difficult schedule. He made sure I understood exactly what needed to be done, even providing pictures of the work. He was punctual as well as thorough. He cares about the work he does and goes out of his way to make sure his customers are satisfied. I would highly recommend him."

--5.0 star review from Michelle F. in Washington DC


"Forever Spring Construction and Landscaping built a beautiful patio for us ahead of time and on budget. We couldn't be happier with the friendly and professional service that we received. Winston was great to work with and made sure that we were satisfied in every respect with the design and build of the patio. We gave him a very compressed time frame for the work as we needed the patio to be done for a wedding reception, and we feared that like most contractors we have hired in the past, he wouldn't be able to deliver what he promised in the time frame he promised it. I shouldn't have worried. Winston and his team delivered everything he promised and he did it a day faster than he had promised it. And then he did something I've never had a contractor do before, he did more than what was promised by seeding new grass in areas that had been trampled and handling landscaping aspects that he had expected to have to handle ourselves. All that for the price he had bid, which was well below the other bids that we had received. I don't normally write reviews, but I am so pleased with Winston and his very professional and courteous team, I just had to write this one. I couldn't recommend Forever Spring Construction more highly."

--5.0 star review from Karl K. in Leesburg VA