Summertime is THE season for having fun in the sun! It’s a time when we dust off the grill, invite people over for BBQ’s, and spend as much time as possible lounging around the pool.

But, if your backyard is starting to look more like a party pooper than a tropical paradise, it might be time to give it a makeover.

To help get you started, here are 40 different DIY ways you can upgrade your yard – without putting a lot of time or expense into it!