What can I do in my small backyard?

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I live in a duplex and have a small yard and tons of weeds in it. How can make it a place to sit with the kids? I'm not looking to spend a whole lot of money but definitely willing to spend some to make it a place we can enjoy. My kids are 2yrs and 5yrs. I'm home during the days and would like to spend summer in my backyard
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  • Shoshana Shoshana on May 25, 2017
    Here are some cute landscaping ideas. Good luck!
    http://www.hometalk.com/5237751/landscaping-tips-small-yards

  • Elizabeth Dion Elizabeth Dion on May 25, 2017
    Can you lay down some patio pavers to provide a seating area? Plant some creeping thyme between the pavers to help smother out the weeds. Use some colorful chair pads to brighten up your area. Add a small outdoor pool and maybe a sandbox for the kids. Put up a shepherd's hook a hang a couple of plants or bird houses from it.

    • Mir23593264 Mir23593264 on May 25, 2017
      Thank you for the idea! Never heard of planting thyme for weeds! The kids definitely want a sandbox if nothing else at all!

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 25, 2017
    Put a outdoor carpet and place a table and chairs,Pot up some pretty flowers,hang a wind chime,use garden statues.

  • Mir23593264 Mir23593264 on May 25, 2017
    Outdoor carpet is a great idea! if I weed first, then lay the carpet it should smother regrowth Of weeds?