outdoor child area
This is the way that the yard was looking after the sod, fence and pergola was installed.
While planning our backyard oasis, if you will, we wanted to include an area for adults to relax, as well as an area for the kids to freely explore. Our back yard is wide but not very deep. Because of this we decided to place the play area on one side of the space.
We sectioned off an area 20 by about 13 ft with gardening edging. We then lined it with landscaping fabric, to keep weeds from growing in and for mud prevention. After that, we sprinkled pine needles and then mulch.
We still need to get some more outdoor toys, but we are pleased with how it turned out, and that the kids now have their own space.