Even though grass is unpopular these days, there’s nothing like it for running through sprinklers or having an epic sword fight. And the playhouse has to be big enough to withstand a siege that lasts all afternoon. Swings are great but require a lot of clearance, and the picnic table should fit all the neighborhood kids.
|Are you’re ready to sit down and plan a potential shared outdoor space with your neighbors?|
With this kind of wish list, you’d be looking at a two-acre yard, at the least.
If you’re fortunate, you don’t need to fit all these things into one yard. Perhaps your neighbor has a sandbox and a trampoline, but lacks the sunshine to grow vegetables. Maybe another household has a big storage shed. Would they let you store your bicycles in exchange for the use of your leaf shredder?
If you’re ready to sit down and plan a potential shared outdoor space with your neighbors, here are some things to keep in mind. Read on...