Creating Recreational Spaces with Planking

A lawn may be closely linked with the idea of leisure time….but how many leisure spaces do you visit outside of your home that are made up of lawn?

In many parts of the world, an area planted with grass with offer a squishy or dirty area to lie down much of the year.  Not anybody’s idea of fun.

In this areas, from, owners have created a livable recreational space with a bit of planking, lawn furniture, and plantings.

To maximize the lifetime of the planking, consider using a composite decking certified for direct soil contact, or use gravel underneath to provide drainage.

Xeriscaping Backyard deck landscaping with wooden path, garden plants, house, Achillea, ornamental grasses, flowers, lawn grass, replacing part of the lawn with drought tolerant alternatives

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