Sprucing up your backyard is like the interior of your home. Make sure it is uncluttered, clean, and been maintained. Remove items that are not being used or organize it property with sheds, garages, hooks, etc. so it will look neat at all times. Clean your yard from your pets, or garbage. Maintain your lawn by making sure that your lawn is fertilized, edged, weeded, and mowed. When landscaping, have a plan. Pick up more mature shrubs, larger perennials; add a pop of color to your garden. Your yard will not look like it is sparsely planted, and it will be ready for you to have the benefit of a beautiful backyard.