Creating a modern, beautiful yard doesn’t have to cost a lot. In fact the gorgeous, million dollar contemporary gardens in the magazines are possible today thanks to creative designers with a desire to use materials and plants that were easily sourced and more environmentally sensitive. If you love to spend time outdoors, especially if you have a garden, there’s a great idea to make your garden more nature-like to add pond. Warmer temperatures, bright blue skies, and sunny days are luring your yard. From yards and terraces to patios and porches, these easy decorating ideas can work for any spot you have big plans for beautifying. Try these outdoor lighting ideas to illuminate your newly decorated backyard.