Your backyard should be a haven. You may not have a 12-foot maze, a lake full of swans, or fountains rivaling the Palace of Versailles gardens. But there are plenty of realistic (and affordable) ways to upgrade it to make it your oasis.
From stylish lighting options that create an inviting ambiance at night to cooling shade solutions to alleviate the day's heat to gardening tools that empower your inner green thumb — this list has something for everyone. Whatever your backyard goals, there’s something cheap and awesome on this list.