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30 Outdoor Updates to Tackle This Summer

Take advantage of the warm weather by knocking out these outdoor projects that will kick your home's exterior up a notch. From building raised garden beds to resealing your driveway, here are the top outdoor projects to complete this summer.

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Photo: Manolo Langis, From: Ecocentrix Landscape Architecture.

This Summer, Take the Projects Outdoors

Summer is upon us and if you're anything like us, you're looking for any excuse to get outside and soak up the sun. While summer days lounging by the pool are great, we think it's also the perfect time of year to knock out some outdoor projects. So, in honor of the warm weather, here are 30 outdoor updates to tackle this summer that will make poolside lounging even more enjoyable.

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Freshen Up Mulched Beds

One of the quickest ways to make your landscape pop is to refresh the mulch in garden beds. Whether you're a fan of natural bark mulch, dyed mulch or are considering switching to a mulch alternative such as leaves or pine straw, there's no better sight than blooming plants against fresh mulch. Get to know the many different types of mulch, below.

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Photo: Marshall Evans Photography, Design By: Garrett E Brinkman. From: Hidden Creek Landscaping.

Master Garden-to-Table Dining

This summer, it's finally time to install the raised garden beds that you've been dreaming of. Who wouldn't trade a little sweat equity for a summer full of fresh fruits and vegetables? Sprout some new gardening ideas with our inspo, below.

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Photo: Odd Job Landscaping. From: Odd Job Landscaping.

Build a Fence

A new garden calls for an idyllic garden fence. Keep the pests out or simply keep the pets in by putting up a fence this summer. Fall in love with these fresh fence ideas, below.

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